Bhutamsha, Bhūtāṃśa, Bhuta-amsha: 5 definitions



Bhutamsha 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.

The Sanskrit term Bhūtāṃśa can be transliterated into English as Bhutamsa or Bhutamsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Bhutamsha in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Bhūtāṃśa (भूतांश) refers to the “physical (corporeal) aspect”, according to the Kubjikāmatatantra: the earliest popular and most authoritative Tantra of the Kubjikā cult.—Accordingly, “[...] Even if the Command (i.e., ājñā) has been given along with (its) power (sāmarthya). (The teacher) should enter (samāviśet) (into the disciple) by means of the physical (corporeal) aspect (bhūtāṃśa). (Otherwise) the proud (disciple) is consumed with mental and physical infirmities (ūrmi) and due to (his) ego is destroyed”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Vedic index of Names and Subjects

Bhūtāṃśa (भूतांश) is in the Ṛgveda (X. 106, ii) the name of a poet, a descendant of Kaśyapa.—(cf. Nirukta, xii, 41; Bṛhaddevatā. viii. 18. 19; Ludwig, Translation of the Rigveda, 3, 133.)

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhutamsha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhūtāṃśa (भूतांश):—[from bhūta > bhū] m. Name of the author of [Ṛg-veda x, 106] (a descendant of Kaśyapa), [Nirukta, by Yāska xii, 41.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Bhūtāṃśa (भूतांश):—[(bhūta + aṃśa)] m. Nomen proprium eines Liedverfassers, eines Abkömmlings des Kaśyapa, [Yāska’s Nirukta 12, 41.] [Ṛgveda 10, 106, 11.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Bhūtāṃśa (भूतांश):—m. Nomen proprium eines Liedverfassers.

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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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