Bhumikhanda, Bhūmikhaṇḍa, Bhumi-khanda: 3 definitions
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Bhūmikhaṇḍa (भूमिखण्ड):—[=bhūmi-khaṇḍa] [from bhūmi > bhū] m. n. ‘earth-section’, Name of the 2nd book of the [Padma-purāṇa]
[Sanskrit to German]
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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Partial matches: Bhumi, Khanda.
Full-text: Padma Purana, Sulakshmi, Vainyopakhyana, Bhukhanda, Shambhalagramamahatmya, Pippala, Varuni, Vala, Shripura, Kunjala, Ananda, Padmapurana, Subahu, Sudeva.
Search found 5 books and stories containing Bhumikhanda, Bhūmikhaṇḍa, Bhumi-khanda, Bhūmi-khaṇḍa; (plurals include: Bhumikhandas, Bhūmikhaṇḍas, khandas, khaṇḍas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Section 2 - Bhūmi-khaṇḍa (section on the earth)
Chapter 125 - The Merit of Listening to or Reciting This Purāna < [Section 2 - Bhūmi-khaṇḍa (section on the earth)]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Markandeya Purana (Study) (by Chandamita Bhattacharya)
Role of Women as Wife < [Chapter 2]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
2. The Padma Purāṇa < [Preface]
Chapter XIII - Posterity of Dhruva < [Book I]
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Geographical Aspects of the Purāṇas (Introduction) < [Chapter 8 - Geographical data in the Matsyapurāṇa]