Budbuda, aka: Budbudā; 5 Definition(s)
Budbuda 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.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)
Budbuda (बुद्बुद) or Budbudaka is the name of a meter belonging to the Natkuṭa class described in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 32:—“The metre which has in its feet of thirteen syllables, the third, the tenth, the eleventh and the last long, is budbuda”.(Source): Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).
Budbudā (बुद्बुदा).—A celestial maid. She was the hand-maid of Vargā a celestial beauty. (For further information see Vargā).(Source): archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
Budbudā (बुद्बुदा).—A R. from the Himālayas.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 16. 26.
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Budbudā (बुद्बुदा)—One of the five Apsarās (beautiful heavenly dancing girls) who were sent by Indra to break the severe austerity of a saintly person called Acyuta ṛṣi.(Source): Wisdom Library: Hinduism
Languages of India and abroad
1) A bubble; सततं जातविनष्टाः पयसामिव बुद्बुदाः पयसि (satataṃ jātavinaṣṭāḥ payasāmiva budbudāḥ payasi) Pt.5.7.
2) A type of anything very transitory.
3) Embryo five days old; कललं त्वेकरात्रेण पञ्चरात्रेण बुद्बुदम् (kalalaṃ tvekarātreṇa pañcarātreṇa budbudam) Bhāg.3.31.2.
Derivable forms: budbudaḥ (बुद्बुदः).(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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