Lubdha: 12 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Lubdha means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Lubdh.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Lubdha (लुब्ध).—A Bhārgava gotrakāra.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 195. 19.
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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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In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Tibetan Buddhism

Lubdha (लुब्ध) refers to one of the various Grahas and Mahāgrahas mentioned as attending the teachings in the 6th century Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa: one of the largest Kriyā Tantras devoted to Mañjuśrī (the Bodhisattva of wisdom) representing an encyclopedia of knowledge primarily concerned with ritualistic elements in Buddhism. The teachings in this text originate from Mañjuśrī and were taught to and by Buddha Śākyamuni in the presence of a large audience (including Lubdha).

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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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

lubdha (लुब्ध).—p S Affected with desire of, desirous, wishing. 2 Cupidinous. 3 Intent upon; deeply engaged in.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

lubdha (लुब्ध).—p Desirous. Cupidinous. Intent upon, deeply engaged on.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lubdha (लुब्ध).—p. p. [lubh-kta]

1) Greedy, covetous, avaricious.

2) Desirous of, longing for, greedy of; as in धनलुब्ध, मांसलुब्ध, गुणलुब्ध (dhanalubdha, māṃsalubdha, guṇalubdha) &c.; वृणते हि विमृश्यकारिणं गुणलुब्धाः स्वयमेव संपदः (vṛṇate hi vimṛśyakāriṇaṃ guṇalubdhāḥ svayameva saṃpadaḥ); Ki.2.3.

-bdhaḥ 1 A hunter.

2) A libertine, lecher.

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

Lubdha (लुब्ध).—mfn.

(-bdhaḥ-bdhā-bdhaṃ) Covetous, greedy, desirous, cupidinous. m.

(-bdhaḥ) 1. A hunter. 2. A lecher, a libertine. E. lubh to desire, to wish for vehemently, to covet, aff. kta .

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

Lubdha (लुब्ध).—[adjective] confused, perplexed, troubled; covetous, avaricious; desirous of, longing for ([locative] or —°); [masculine] = seq.

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

1) Lubdha (लुब्ध):—[from lubh] mfn. bewildered, confused, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa] (am ind.)

2) [v.s. ...] greedy, covetous, avaricious, desirous of or longing for ([locative case] or [compound]), [Gautama-dharma-śāstra; Mahābhārata] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] n. a hunter, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] a lustful man, libertine, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Lubdha (लुब्ध):—[(bdhaḥ-bdhā-bdhaṃ) a.] Covetous, greedy. m. A hunter; a lecher.

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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 (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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