Bodhaka; 5 Definition(s)
Bodhaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)
Bodhaka (बोधक).—One of the five upadoṣas (sub-functions) of pitta (one of the three biological humors).—
Location of bodhaka: Tongue and throat.
Functions of bodhaka: Perception of taste.
Ailments of bodhaka due to vitiation: Impaired taste buds and salivary glands.Source: Google Books: A Practical Approach to the Science of Ayurveda
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)
Bodhaka (बोधक) refers to a type of ācārya (“Śaiva preceptor”) qualified to teach disciples (śiṣya), according to Nigamajñāna (Śaiva teacher of the 16th century) in his Śaivāgamaparibhāṣāmañjarī.Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism
Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.
Languages of India and abroad
bōdhaka (बोधक).—a (S) That explains or makes known; that indicates or points out; that typifies, prefigures, adumbrates: also that informs, instructs, teaches, makes acquainted with. 2 S That awakens.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
bōdhaka (बोधक).—a That explains; that instructs.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Bodhaka (बोधक).—a. (-dhikā f.) [बुध्-णिच् ण्वुल् (budh-ṇic ṇvul)]
1) Informing, apprising.
2) Instructing, teaching.
3) Indicative of.
4) Awakening, rousing.
-kaḥ 1 A spy.
2) A teacher, instructor.
3) A minstrel, bard.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
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The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha (by E. B. Cowell)