Bhuyas, Bhūyas, Bhuyash: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Google Books: Studies in the History of the Exact Sciences (Astronomy)

Bhūyas (भूयस्) refers to “repeated (trials)”, according to Lalla’s Śiṣyadhīvṛddhidatantra (Part I, 21, Yantrādhikāra, 34-35).—(Cf. Astronomical instruments in Bhāskarācārya’s Siddhāntaśiromaṇi).—Accordingly, “[...] Or, it is a vessel manufactured according to one’s liking [with a perforation at the bottom] which has been adjusted by the measure of a ghaṭī by repeated [trials] [i.e., bhūyas]”.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhūyas (भूयस्).—a. (- f.) [अतिशयेन बहु ईयसुन् (atiśayena bahu īyasun)]

1) More, more numerous or abundant.

2) Greater, larger; तद्दर्शनाद- भूच्छंभोर्भूयान् दारार्थमादरः (taddarśanāda- bhūcchaṃbhorbhūyān dārārthamādaraḥ) Kumārasambhava 6.13.

3) More important.

4) Very great or large, much, many, numerous; भवति च पुनर्भूयान् भेदः फलं प्रति तद्यथा (bhavati ca punarbhūyān bhedaḥ phalaṃ prati tadyathā) Uttararāmacarita 2.4; भद्रं भद्रं वितर भगवन् भूयसे मङ्गलाय (bhadraṃ bhadraṃ vitara bhagavan bhūyase maṅgalāya) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 1.3; Uttararāmacarita 3.48; R.17.41; Uttararāmacarita 2.3.

5) Rich or abounding in; एवंप्रायगुणभूयसीं स्वकृतिम् (evaṃprāyaguṇabhūyasīṃ svakṛtim) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 1.

6) Vehement, severe. -ind.

1) Much, very much, exceedingly, largely, greatly.

2) More, again, further more, moreover; पाथेयमुत्सृज बिसं ग्रहणाय भूयः (pātheyamutsṛja bisaṃ grahaṇāya bhūyaḥ) V.4.15; R.2.46; भूयश्चाह त्वमसि शयने कण्ठलग्ना पुरा मे (bhūyaścāha tvamasi śayane kaṇṭhalagnā purā me) Meghadūta 113.

3) Repeatedly, frequently; पूर्वं भूयः (pūrvaṃ bhūyaḥ) first, in the first place --next, in the next place. (The form bhūyasā is often used adverbially in the sense of

1) very much, in a high degree, exceedingly, beyond measure, for the greater part; na kharo na ca bhūyasā mṛduḥ R.8.9; kusumapurabhuvo bhūyasā duḥkhayanti Mu.6.9; paścārdhena praviṣṭaḥ śarapatanabhayād bhūyasā pūrva- kāyam Ś1.7.

2) generally, as a general rule; bhūyasā jīvidharma eṣaḥ Uttararāmacarita 5).

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

Bhūyas (भूयस्).—mfn.

(-yān-yasī-yaḥ) 1. Much, many. 2. Abounding. Ind. Frequently, repeatedly, again. 2. Exceeding, over, above. 3. Further. E. bahu much, iyasun affix of the superlative, bhū substituted for bahu, and the ī of the aff. rejected; also with iṣṭhan aff. bhūyiṣṭha .

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

1) Bhūyaś (भूयश्):—[from bhū] in [compound] for bhūyas.

2) Bhūyas (भूयस्):—[from bhū] a mfn. becoming (n. the act of becoming; See brahma-bh)

3) [v.s. ...] ‘becoming in a greater degree’ (in this meaning [according to] to [Pāṇini 6-4, 158] [Comparative degree] of bahu) id est. more, more numerous or abundant, greater, larger, mightier (also ‘much or many, very numerous or abundant’ etc.), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

4) [v.s. ...] abounding in, abundantly furnished with ([instrumental case] or [compound]), [Kathāsaritsāgara; Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] ind. ([gana] svar-ādi) more, most, very much, exceedingly, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

6) [v.s. ...] still more, moreover, besides, further on [Gṛhya-sūtra and śrauta-sūtra; Upaniṣad] etc. (also bhūyasyā mātrayā, [Divyāvadāna]; pūrvam-bhūyaḥ, first-next, [Rāmāyaṇa]; ādau-paścāt-bhūyaḥ, first-then-next, [Prasaṅgābharaṇa])

7) [v.s. ...] once more, again, anew, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc. (also bhūyo pi, bhūyaś cāpi, bhūyo bhūyaḥ and punar bhūyaḥ)

8) b bhūyiṣṭha See p.763.

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

Bhūyas (भूयस्):—[(yān-yasī-yaḥ) a.] Much, many; again, repeatedly; beyond.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Bhūyas (भूयस्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Bhujja, Bhujjo, Bhū, Bhūa, Bhūo.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Bhūyas (भूयस्):—(a) abundant, plenty, very much; ~[śaḥ] abundantly, in plenty.

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