Bhutatanmatra, Bhūtatanmātra, Bhuta-tanmatra: 2 definitions
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Bhūtatanmātra (भूततन्मात्र).—a subtle element.
Derivable forms: bhūtatanmātram (भूततन्मात्रम्).
Bhūtatanmātra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhūta and tanmātra (तन्मात्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhūtatanmātra (भूततन्मात्र):—[=bhūta-tanmātra] [from bhūta > bhū] n. a subtle element, Sāṃkhyas. [Scholiast or Commentator]
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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The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 10 - The description of creation (sṛṣṭi) (1) < [Section 7.1 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (1)]
The Linga Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 70 - Various Creations (sṛṣṭi-vistāra) < [Section 1 - Uttarabhāga]