Mahabhutaghata, Mahābhūtaghaṭa: 3 definitions


Mahabhutaghata 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)

[«previous next»] — Mahabhutaghata in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Mahābhūtaghaṭa (महाभूतघट).—The gift of a golden pitcher with gems set; the giver is absolved of the cycle of births and deaths and enjoys the world of Viṣṇu.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 274. 10; 289. 1-17.
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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Mahabhutaghata in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Mahābhūtaghaṭa (महाभूतघट):—[=mahā-bhūta-ghaṭa] [from mahā-bhūta > mahā > mah] m. a jar with a figurative representation of the 5 el°, [Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi] ([wrong reading] -dhaṭa)

[Sanskrit to German]

Mahabhutaghata in German

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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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