Bibhatsu, Bībhatsu: 11 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Bībhatsu (बीभत्सु).—One of the ten names of Arjuna. He got this name because he desisted from doing loathful acts. "I will never resort to loathful deeds in war. Therefore the devas and men call me Bibhatsu". (Mahābhārata, Virāṭa Parva, Chapter 44, Stanza 18).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Bībhatsu (बीभत्सु).—Arjuna (s.v.).*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. [67 (v) 36].
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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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General definition (in Hinduism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

One of the ten names assigned to Arjuna, the Hindu hero of the Mahabharata. Meaning of the name: "one who always fights wars in a fair manner"

Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism

Bibhatsu (बिभत्‍सु): One of Arjuna's name meaning a hater of unworthy acts.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bībhatsu (बीभत्सु).—a.

1) Loathing, abhorring, detesting.

2) Disgusted.

3) Reserved, coy (said of a woman); सा बीभत्सुर्गर्भरसा निविद्धा (sā bībhatsurgarbharasā nividdhā) Ṛgveda 1.164.8.

-tsuḥ an epithet of Arjuna; (Mb. thus explains the word :-na kuryāṃ karma bībhatsaṃ yudhyamānaḥ kathaṃcana | tena devamanuṣyeṣu bībhatsuriti viśrutaḥ ||); तृट्परितः परिशान्तो बीभत्सुर्यमुनामगात् (tṛṭparitaḥ pariśānto bībhatsuryamunāmagāt) Bhāgavata 1.58.16.

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

Bībhatsu (बीभत्सु).—i. e. bībhatsa + u, adj. Envious, emulous, [Arjunasamāgama] 3, 1 (read bibhº).

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

Bībhatsu (बीभत्सु).—[adjective] loathing, detesting, disgusted, revolted; [masculine] [Epithet] of Arjuna.

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

1) Bībhatsu (बीभत्सु):—[from bībhatsa] mfn. loathing, detesting, feeling disgust or repugnance, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Kauśika-sūtra]

2) [=bībha-tsu] [from bībhatsu > bībhatsa] reserved, coy (said of a woman), [Ṛg-veda i, 164, 8]

3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Arjuna, [Mahābhārata]

[Sanskrit to German]

Bibhatsu in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bībhatsu (ಬೀಭತ್ಸು):—[adjective] = ಬೀಭತ್ಸ [bibhatsa]1.

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Bībhatsu (ಬೀಭತ್ಸು):—[noun] = ಬೀಭತ್ಸ [bibhatsa]2 - 1 & 2.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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