Bodhivriksha, Bodhivṛkṣa, Bodhi-vriksha: 4 definitions
Bodhivriksha 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.
The Sanskrit term Bodhivṛkṣa can be transliterated into English as Bodhivrksa or Bodhivriksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bodhivṛkṣa (बोधिवृक्ष).—the sacred fig-tree,
Derivable forms: bodhivṛkṣaḥ (बोधिवृक्षः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bodhivṛkṣa (बोधिवृक्ष):—[=bodhi-vṛkṣa] [from bodhi > budh] m. = -taru, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Bodhivṛkṣa (बोधिवृक्ष):—m. Ficus religiosa [Rājan 11,114.]
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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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
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