Mahabhishava, Mahābhiṣava, Maha-abhishava: 4 definitions
Mahabhishava 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.
The Sanskrit term Mahābhiṣava can be transliterated into English as Mahabhisava or Mahabhishava, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Mahābhiṣava (महाभिषव).—the great extraction of Soma.
Derivable forms: mahābhiṣavaḥ (महाभिषवः).
Mahābhiṣava is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahā and abhiṣava (अभिषव).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahābhiṣava (महाभिषव):—[from mahā > mah] (hābh) m. the gr° distillation of Soma, [Āpastamba-śrauta-sūtra; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]]
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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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