Nabhasa, Nābhasa: 9 definitions

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Introduction:

Nabhasa means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Nabhasa (नभस).—A son of Ūrja; from him were born two pieces which were combined by old age (jarā) and hence Jarāsandha.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 225-26.
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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

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A class of Nagas living in the lake Nabhasa (DA.ii.688); they were present at the Mahasamaya. DA.ii.258.

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. A lake, the residence of Nagas called Nabhasa. DA.ii.688.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nabhasa (नभस).—a. Vapoury, misty.

-saḥ 1 The sky.

2) The rainy season.

3) The ocean.

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Nābhasa (नाभस).—a. (- f.) Heavenly, celestial.

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

Nabhasa (नभस).—n.

(-saṃ) Heaven, sky, &c. see the last. E. nabha as above, Unadi affix asac .

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

Nabhasa (नभस).—[masculine] a man’s name.

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Nābhasa (नाभस).—[feminine] ī celestial, heavenly.

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

1) Nabhasa (नभस):—[from nabh] mfn. vapoury, misty, [Atharva-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] m. sky, atmosphere, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] the rainy season, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] the ocean, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] Name of a Ṛṣi of the 10th Manv-antara, [Harivaṃśa]

6) [v.s. ...] of a Dānava, [ib.] ([varia lectio] rabhasa and raśmisa)

7) [v.s. ...] of a son of Nala, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

8) Nābhasa (नाभस):—mf(ī)n. ([from] nabhas) celestial, heavenly, appearing in the sky, [Varāha-mihira]

9) (with yoga) Name of certain constellations, [ib.] (according to Bhaṭṭôpala 2, divided into 4 classes, viz. 3 Āśraya-, 2 Dala-, 20 Ākṛtiand 7 Saṃkhyā-yogas).

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Nabhasa (नभस):—(von nabhas) [Uṇādisūtra 3, 117.]

1) adj. dunstig. na.ha.o vayo.hā ai.draḥ śuṣmaḥ [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 9, 5, 22.] —

2) m. a) Himmel, Luftraum [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha 3, 750.] [UJJVAL.] zu [Uṇādisūtra 3, 117.] — b) Regenzeit. — c) Meer [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] — d) Nomen proprium eines der 7 Weisen im 10ten Manvantara [Harivaṃśa 473.] eines Dānava [Harivaṃśa] [LANGL. II, 408]; die Calc. Ausg. liest st. dessen rabhasa .

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Nābhasa (नाभस):—(von nabhas) adj. am Himmel erscheinend: utpāta (neben divya und bhauma) [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 45, 5.] in Verb. mit yoga Bez. bestimmter Constellationen 2, d [?(A. Bl.2,a). BṚH. 12,20 (19). Nach BHAṬṬOTP. zu LAGH. 10,1] giebt es deren 32, die in 4 Unterabtheilungen zerfallen: die āśrayayogāḥ enthalten 3, die dalayogāḥ 2, die ākṛtiyogāḥ 20 und die saṃkhyāyogāḥ 7 Yoga. nābhasayogādhyāya heisst der 12te Adhyāya in [BṚH.] und der 10te Adhyāya in [LAGHUJ.]

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Nābhasa (नाभस):—adj. (f. ī) vom Himmel kommend: vāṇī [Kathāsaritsāgara 83, 11.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Nabhasa (नभस):——

1) Adj. [Atharvaveda 9,4,22] vielleicht fehlerhaft für rabhasa. —

2) m. — a) Luftraum , Himmel. — b) *Regenzeit. — c) *Meer. — d) Nomen proprium — α) eines Ṛṣi im 10ten Manvantara. — β) eines Dānava. rabhasa und raśmisa v.l. — β) eines Sohnes des Nala [Viṣṇupurāṇa 4,4,47.]

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Nābhasa (नाभस):—Adj. (f. ī) am Himmel erscheinend , vom H. kommend (Stimme). In Verbindung mit yoga m. Bez. bestimmter Constellationen.

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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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