Bhuva: 6 definitions
Bhuva 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Bhuva (भुव).—Also antarikṣa—the second of the seven created worlds: vāyu is its presiding deity: burnt down by pralaya fire;1 residents: Marut, Mātariśva, Rudras, Aśvins, Ādityas, Sādhyas, Pitrs, Angirasa sages etc., intervening between the earth and the sun; the residents here drink soma and ghee.2
- 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 19. 155; 21. 21; IV. 1. 156; 2. 14-17, 27-30.
- 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 101. 19, 29, 40, 43.
1b) The second kalpa.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 21. 29.
1c) The eleventh kalpa.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 21. 31.
1d) A son of Unnetā.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 33. 56.
1e) The seventh son of Devakī.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 181.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
2) The earth (bhuvoloka).
3) The air, atmosphere (bhuvas).
Derivable forms: bhuvaḥ (भुवः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Bhuva (भुव):—a vat, vana etc. See [columns] 2. 3.
2) [from bhū] b m. Name of Agni, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā] ([Mahīdhara]), [Kauśika-sūtra]
3) [v.s. ...] of a son of Pratihartṛ, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
4) [v.s. ...] a mushroom, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) [v.s. ...] n. ([probably]) = bhuvas, the atmosphere.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] fire.
2) [noun] the earth.
3) [noun] the gaseous envelope (air) surrounding the earth; the atmosphere.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+116): Bhuvabhartar, Bhuvabhartri, Bhuvad, Bhuvadi, Bhuvadivarnana, Bhuvadvant, Bhuvadvasu, Bhuvadvat, Bhuvah, Bhuvaikuntha, Bhuvaka, Bhuvalaya, Bhuvallabha, Bhuvallura, Bhuvamanyu, Bhuvammanya, Bhuvammanyu, Bhuvan, Bhuvana, Bhuvanabhartar.
Full-text (+35): Bhuvas, Bhurbhuva, Bhurbhuvakara, Bhurbhuvatirtha, Bhauvayana, Bhurbhuveshvaratirtha, Vyahriti, Bhuvaspati, Mayobhuva, Bhuvarloka, Mahavyahriti, Bhuvapati, Bhuvabhartri, Mayobhu, Svayambhuva, Pranavavastitha, Abhutadosha, Bhuvadivarnana, Abhutalasparshata, Udgitha.
Search found 24 books and stories containing Bhuva; (plurals include: Bhuvas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter XXXVII - Description of the glories of Gayatri < [Agastya Samhita]
Chapter XXXVI - Mode of performing, the rite of Gayatri Nyasa < [Agastya Samhita]
Chapter CCXXXIII - Naimittika Pralaya, etc. < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 10.50.4 < [Sukta 50]
Rig Veda 4.2.6 < [Sukta 2]
Rig Veda 10.153.5 < [Sukta 153]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 2.2.42 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna (knowledge)]
Verse 2.2.47 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna (knowledge)]
Verse 1.5.9 < [Chapter 5 - Priya (the beloved devotees)]
Taittiriya Upanishad (by A. Mahadeva Sastri)
Lesson V - Contemplation of the Vyāhṛtis < [Book I - Shiksha Valli]
Lesson VI - Contemplation of Brahman < [Book I - Shiksha Valli]
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)