Bodhidruma, aka: Bodhi-druma; 4 Definition(s)
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Bodhidruma (बोधिद्रुम).—The bodhi tree, the king of trees.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 111. 27.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Bodhidruma (बोधिद्रुम).—the sacred fig-tree,
Derivable forms: bodhidrumaḥ (बोधिद्रुमः).
Bodhidruma is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bodhi and druma (द्रुम). See also (synonyms): bodhitaru, bodhivṛkṣa.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bodhidruma (बोधिद्रुम) or Bodhi.—(2), also bodhi-yaṣṭi, the tree of enlightenment: LV 272.6; 275.19; 276.1; 282.4; etc.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
(-maḥ) The holy fig-tree, (Ficus religosa.) E. bodhi knowledge, druma a tree.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 6 - The 57 days between Buddha’s enlightenment and his first sermon < [Chapter XIII - The Buddha-fields]
Part 1 - For what reasons did the Buddha preach Mahāprajñāpāramitāsūtra? < [Chapter I - Explanation of Arguments]
A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms (by Fa-Hien)
A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)
The gods of northern Buddhism (by Alice Getty)