Bhutabali, Bhūtabali, Bhuta-Bali: 6 definitions
Bhutabali means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Bhūtabali (भूतबलि).—See Andhaka.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 252. 5-19.
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.
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Bhūta-bali.—(EI 11; SII 13), explained as ‘offering of boiled rice to the ghosts’. Note: bhūta-bali is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bhūtabali (भूतबलि).—= भूतयज्ञ (bhūtayajña) q. v.
Derivable forms: bhūtabaliḥ (भूतबलिः).
Bhūtabali is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhūta and bali (बलि).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-liḥ) Throwing the remnants of an offering on the ground for animals and outcaste, &c. E. bhūta and bali an offering.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Bhūtabali (भूतबलि):—[=bhūta-bali] [from bhūta > bhū] m. = -yājña, [Demetrius Galanos’s Lexiko: sanskritikes, anglikes, hellenikes]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of a grammarian, [Catalogue(s)]
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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