Bhumipala, Bhūmipāla, Bhumi-pala: 7 definitions


Bhumipala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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)

[«previous next»] — Bhumipala in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Bhūmipāla (भूमिपाल).—A Kṣatriya king of ancient India. He was born from a portion of an Asura called Krodhavaśa. (Mahābhārata Ādi Parva, Chapter 67, Verse 61).

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Bhūmipāla (भूमिपाल) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.61.56) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Bhūmipāla) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Bhūmipāla (भूमिपाल).—m.

1) a king, sovereign; तत्तत् भूमिपतिः पत्न्यै दर्शयन् प्रियदर्शनः (tattat bhūmipatiḥ patnyai darśayan priyadarśanaḥ) R.1.47.

2) a Kṣatriya.

Derivable forms: bhūmipālaḥ (भूमिपालः).

Bhūmipāla is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhūmi and pāla (पाल). See also (synonyms): bhūminātha, bhūmipa, bhūmipati, bhūmibhuj.

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

Bhūmipāla (भूमिपाल).—[masculine] king (cf. bhūpa etc.).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhūmipāla (भूमिपाल):—[=bhūmi-pāla] [from bhūmi > bhū] m. (ifc. f(ā). ) ‘earth-guardian’, a king, prince, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Suśruta etc.]

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Bhumipala in German

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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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