Bhumaka, aka: Bhūmaka; 5 Definition(s)

Introduction

Bhumaka means something in Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.

India history and geogprahy

Kshaharata Bhumaka became the satrap of North-western Maharashtra and flourished around 636-620 BCE. Nahapana, the son of Bhumaka reigned around 620-585 BCE.

Source: academia.edu: The Chronology of Ancient Gandhara and Bactria
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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bhūmaka : (adj.) (in cpds.), having floors or stories.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Bhūmaka, (& °ika) (adj.) (only —°) (from bhūma, or bhūmi) 1. having floors or stories (of buildings) as dve° pāsāda DhA. I, 414; pañca° pāsāda a palace with 5 stories J. I, 58, 89; satta° with 7 stories (pāsāda) DhA. II, 1, 260. The form °ika at DhA. I, 182 (dve° geha). ‹-› 2. belonging to a place or district, as jāti° from the land of (their) birth M. I, 147; pacchā° from the western country S. IV, 312 (brāhmaṇā).—3. being on a certain plane or in a certain state, as paritta° & mahā° Vbh. 340 te° in 3 planes SnA 4 (of the 5 Khandhas), 510 (°vaṭṭa); DhA. I, 36 (kusala), 305 (°vaṭṭa); IV, 69 (tebhūmaka-vaṭṭa-saṅkhātaṃ Māra-bandhanaṃ), 72 (dhammā); catu° in 4 planes DhsA. 296 (kusala); DhA. I, 35 (citta). The form °ika at DhA. I, 288 (with ref. to citta). (Page 508)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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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Marathi-English dictionary

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bhumakā (भुमका).—m General rumor; popular report. v uṭha, uḍa, hō, nigha, cāla.

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bhumakā (भुमका).—f R (bhūmi) The tutelar divinity (of a village, of the soil, or of a spot).

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhumakā (भुमका).—m General rumour. f The tutelar divinity.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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