Bubhukshita, Bubhukṣita, Bubhukṣitā: 7 definitions


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The Sanskrit terms Bubhukṣita and Bubhukṣitā can be transliterated into English as Bubhuksita or Bubhukshita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: academia.edu: The Structure and Meanings of the Heruka Maṇḍala

Bubhukṣitā (बुभुक्षिता) is the name of a Ḍākinī who, together with the Vīra (hero) named Bubhukṣitacinta forms one of the 36 pairs situated in the Vākcakra, according to the 10th century Ḍākārṇava chapter 15. Accordingly, the vākcakra refers to one of the three divisions of the nirmāṇa-puṭa (emanation layer’), situated in the Herukamaṇḍala. The 36 pairs of Ḍākinīs [viz., Bubhukṣitā] and Vīras are reddish madder in color; they each have one face and four arms; they hold a skull bowl, a skull staff, a small drum, and a knife.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bubhukṣita (बुभुक्षित).—a S Hungry. 2 fig. Poor or needy.

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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bubhukṣita (बुभुक्षित).—a. (also bubhukṣat) Hungry, starving, pinched with hunger; बुभुक्षितः किं न करोति पापम् (bubhukṣitaḥ kiṃ na karoti pāpam) Pt.4.15; or बुभुक्षितः किं द्विकरेण भुङ्क्ते (bubhukṣitaḥ kiṃ dvikareṇa bhuṅkte) Udb.; Mb.12.234.13.

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

Bubhukṣita (बुभुक्षित).—mfn. (taḥ-tā-taṃ) Hungry. E. bubhukṣā hunger, itac aff.

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

Bubhukṣita (बुभुक्षित).—i. e. bubhuh- ṣā + ita, adj. Hungry, starving, [Pañcatantra] 114, 5.

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

Bubhukṣita (बुभुक्षित).—[adjective] hungry.

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

Bubhukṣita (बुभुक्षित):—[from bubhukṣā] mfn. hungry, starving, ravenous, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.],

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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. 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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