Devabhumi, aka: Devabhūmi, Deva-bhumi; 3 Definition(s)
Devabhumi 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
1a) Devabhūmi (देवभूमि).—A Śuṅga ruler and son of Bhāgavata, ruled for 10 years; killed by his minister Vasudeva who became king. (Kṣemabhūmi, Vāyu-purāṇa).*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 74. 155. Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 344.
1b) The son of Samābhāga, ruled for ten years.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 272. 31.
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
dēvabhūmi (देवभूमि).—f (S) Holy ground; places where are sacred rivers, mighty idols &c.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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.
Devabhūmi (देवभूमि).—f. heaven; पितुः प्रदेशा- स्तव देवभूमयः (pituḥ pradeśā- stava devabhūmayaḥ) Ku.5.45.
Derivable forms: devabhūmiḥ (देवभूमिः).
Devabhūmi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deva and bhūmi (भूमि).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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The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
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