Dhumapa, Dhūmapa, Dhuma-pa: 4 definitions

Introduction

Dhumapa 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Dhūmapa (धूमप).—A set of deified manes (Pitṛs) who form a gaṇa (Śiva’s hosts of deities). This Gaṇa is seen to have attended the sacrifice of Dakṣa. (Mahābhārata Śānti Parva, Chapter 284, Stanza 8.)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Dhūmapa (धूमप).—A class of Pitṛs.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 30. 100.
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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhūmapa (धूमप).—a. inhaling only smoke as a sort of penance; इन्द्रेण सहिताः सर्वे आगता यज्ञभागिनः । ऊष्मपाः सोमपाश्चैव धूमपा आज्यपास्तथा (indreṇa sahitāḥ sarve āgatā yajñabhāginaḥ | ūṣmapāḥ somapāścaiva dhūmapā ājyapāstathā) Mb.12.284.8.

Dhūmapa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhūma and pa (प).

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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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