Bhupati, Bhūpati, Bhu-pati: 15 definitions

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Bhupati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Bhūpati (भूपति).—A viśvadeva. (Mahābhārata Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 91, Verse 32).

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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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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Bhūpati (भूपति) is another name for Ṛṣabhaka, a medicinal plant possibly identified with Microstylis muscifera Ridley which is a synonym of Malaxis muscifera (Lindl.) or “fly bearing malaxis” from the Orchidaceae or “orchid” family of flowering plants, according to verse 5.14-16 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fifth chapter (parpaṭādi-varga) of this book enumerates sixty varieties of smaller plants (kṣudra-kṣupa). Together with the names Bhūpati and Ṛṣabhaka, there are a total of twenty Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Bhūpati (भूपति) refers to a “prince”, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 2), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “[...] The evils of bad dreams, of sad thoughts, of ill omens and of evil deeds and the like will vanish immediately when one hears of the moon’s motion among the stars. Neither the father nor the mother nor the relations nor friends of a prince [i.e., bhūpati] will desire so much his well being and that of his subjects as a true Jyotiṣaka”.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhūpati (भूपति).—m (S) A king. S adage. bhūpatirvā yatirvā (I will be) a king or a yati, an all possessing lord or a nothing-needing sage.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

bhūpati (भूपति).—m A king.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhūpati (भूपति).—

1) a king.

2) an epithet of Śiva.

3) of Indra.

Derivable forms: bhūpatiḥ (भूपतिः).

Bhūpati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhū and pati (पति).

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

Bhūpati (भूपति).—m.

(-tiḥ) A king, a sovereign. E. bhū the earth, and pati master.

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

Bhūpati (भूपति).—m. a king, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 262.

Bhūpati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhū and pati (पति).

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

Bhūpati (भूपति).—[masculine] lord of beings (Rudra) or of the earth (a king).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Bhūpati (भूपति) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Gaṇitāmṛta.

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

1) Bhūpati (भूपति):—[=bhū-pati] m. (bhū-) ‘lord of the earth’, Name of Rudra, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa; Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

2) [v.s. ...] of Indra, [???]

3) [v.s. ...] of Baṭuka-bhairava, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] of one of the Viśve-Devāḥ, [Mahābhārata]

5) [v.s. ...] a king, monarch, prince, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Raghuvaṃśa] etc.

6) [v.s. ...] a [particular] bulbous plant existing on the Himavat, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] a [particular] Rāga, [Saṃgīta-sārasaṃgraha]

8) [v.s. ...] Name of a poet (perhaps Bhoja; cf. bhū-pāla), [Catalogue(s)]

9) [v.s. ...] of an author, [Catalogue(s)]

10) [v.s. ...] of a priest of the gods, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

11) [v.s. ...] [plural] Name of a [particular] class of gods under Manu Raivata, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

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

Bhūpati (भूपति):—[bhū-pati] (tiḥ) 2. m. A king.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhupati 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhūpati (ಭೂಪತಿ):—

1) [noun] = ಭೂಪ - [bhupa -] 1 & 2.

2) [noun] a particular bulbuous plant existing in the Himalaya region.

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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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