Bhuman, aka: Bhūman; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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1a) Bhūman (भूमन्).—A son of Pratihartu and Stutī; wife Ṛṣikulyā, and son Udgītha.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 15. 5-6.

1b) A son of Unnetā.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 14. 66.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Bhūman (भूमन्).—Plurality of the individuals referred to; cf. बहोर्नञ्वदुत्तरपदभूम्नि (bahornañvaduttarapadabhūmni) P. VI.2.175.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhūman (भूमन्).—m. [bahorbhāvaḥ bahu imanic ilope bhvādeśaḥ Tv.]

1) A great quantity, abundance, plenty, large number; भूम्ना रसानां गहनाः प्रयोगाः (bhūmnā rasānāṃ gahanāḥ prayogāḥ) Māl 1.4; संभूयेव सुखानि चेतसि परं भूमान- मातन्वते (saṃbhūyeva sukhāni cetasi paraṃ bhūmāna- mātanvate) 5.9; Ch. Up.1.5.4.

2) Wealth.

3) Virāṭ Puruṣa, the Supreme Being (brahman); यो वै भूमा तत् सुखम् (yo vai bhūmā tat sukham) Ch. Up.7.23.1; Bhāg.5.18.3. -n.

1) The earth.

2) A territory, district, piece of ground.

3) A being, creature.

4) Plurality (of number); आपः स्त्रीभूम्नि (āpaḥ strībhūmni) Ak.; cf. पुंभूमन् (puṃbhūman).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhūman (भूमन्).—mfn. (-mā-mā-ma) Much, many. 2. Wealth. n. (-ma) 1. The earth. 2. A piece of ground. 3. A being. E. bhū for bahu many, imanic aff.

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