Marubhumi, aka: Maru-bhumi, Marubhūmi; 3 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Marubhūmi (मरुभूमि).—(marudhanva) The ancient name of the present Rājasthān. In Mahābhārata, Sabhā Parva, Chapter 32, Verse 5 we see that Nakula had won a victory over Marudhanva during his triumphal march over the western country. Kāmyakavana in which is included Tṛṇabindu sarovara, is in Marudhanva. (Mahābhārata Vana Parva, Chapter 258, Verse 13). Marudhanva was also known as "Mārvāṭa". The sage Uttaṅka lived in Mārvāṭa. In Mahābhārata, Aśvamedha Parva, Chapters 53, 54 and 55 it is stated that once Śrī Kṛṣṇa showed his Viśvarūpa to this sage at Mārvāṭa.

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Marubhūmi (मरुभूमि) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. II.29.5) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Maru-bhūmi) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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

Marubhumi in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [M] · next »

Marubhūmi (मरुभूमि).—f. a desert, sandy desert.

Derivable forms: marubhūmiḥ (मरुभूमिः).

Marubhūmi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms maru and bhūmi (भूमि).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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Bhumi
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Maru
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Karmabhumi
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Bhumikampa
Bhūmikampa (भूमिकम्प).—an earthquake. Derivable forms: bhūmikampaḥ (भूमिकम्पः).Bhūmikampa is a ...
Bhogabhumi
Bhogabhūmi (भोगभूमि).—f. (-miḥ) Swarga or paradise. E. bhoga enjoyment, and bhūmi soil.
Kshetrabhumi
Kṣetrabhūmi (क्षेत्रभूमि).—f. (-miḥ) Cultivated and. E. kṣetra, and bhūmi land.
Bhumideva
Bhūmideva (भूमिदेव).—m. (-vaḥ) A Brahman. E. bhūmi the earth, and deva a divinity.
Rangabhumi
Raṅgabhūmi (रङ्गभूमि).—f. (-miḥ) 1. A field. 2. A stage, a theatre, a place where dancing is ex...
Punyabhumi
Puṇyabhūmi (पुण्यभूमि).—f. (-miḥ) 1. The holy land or Aryavarta: see the last. 2. The mother of...
Marudesha
Marudeśa (मरुदेश).—1) Name of a district. 2) any region destitute of water. Derivable forms: ma...
Devabhumi
Devabhūmi (देवभूमि).—f. heaven; पितुः प्रदेशा- स्तव देवभूमयः (pituḥ pradeśā- stava devabhūmayaḥ...
Bhumitala
Bhūmitala (भूमितल).—the surface of the earth. Derivable forms: bhūmitalam (भूमितलम्).Bhūmitala ...
Bhumipala
Bhūmipāla (भूमिपाल).—A Kṣatriya king of ancient India. He was born from a portion of an Asura c...
Pretabhumi
Pretabhūmi (प्रेतभूमि).—f. a cemetery. Derivable forms: pretabhūmiḥ (प्रेतभूमिः).Pretabhūmi is ...
Bhumishaya
Bhūmiśaya (भूमिशय).—A king in ancient India. Mahābhārata Śānti Parva, Chapter 166, verse 75 say...

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