Bhujangama, Bhujaṅgama, Bhujamgama: 6 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Bhujangama means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Bhujaṅgama (भुजङ्गम).—See Nāgas; vanquished by Rāvaṇa.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 255.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhujangama in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

bhujaṅgama : (m.) a snake.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhujangama in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhujaṅgama (भुजङ्गम).—

1) A snake; गजभुजङ्गमयोरपि बन्धनम् (gajabhujaṅgamayorapi bandhanam) Bh.2.91.

2) An epithet of Rāhu.

3) The number 'eight'.

4) The constellation आश्लेषा (āśleṣā).

-mī A female snake.

-mam Lead.

Derivable forms: bhujaṅgamaḥ (भुजङ्गमः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhujaṅgama (भुजङ्गम).—m.

(-maḥ) A snake. E. bhuj bending, gam to go, and khac aff.; also bhujaga and bhujaṅga .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhujaṅgama (भुजङ्गम):—[bhuja-ṅgama] (maḥ) 1. m. A snake.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhujangama in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhujaṃgama (ಭುಜಂಗಮ):—

1) [noun] = ಭುಜಗ - [bhujaga -] 1.

2) [noun] the mythological serpent-demon, Rāhu, considered as one of the nine astrological planets.

3) [noun] (math.) a symbol for the number eight.

4) [noun] Āślēṣa, Epsilon Hydra, the ninth of the twenty seven astrologically important stars.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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