Nabhasa, Nābhasa: 12 definitions
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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.
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.
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira
Nābhasa (नाभस) or Nābhasayoga refers to a type of Yoga affecting the fortunes of men, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 2), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “We shall now proceed to give a brief description of (the qualifications of) a jyotiṣaka. [...] He must be able to use the Aṣṭakavarga tables to a given horoscope. He must know how the several Raja, Candra, Dvigraha, and Nabhasa yogas [i.e., nābhasa-yoga] affect the fortunes of men. He must also know how the fortunes of men are affected by the position and look of planets. He must be able to calculate the cause of one’s death and discover his future life”.
Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.
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.
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).
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: 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. (-sī f.) Heavenly, celestial.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-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).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nabhasa (नभस):—(saṃ) 1. n. Heaven, sky.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Nabhasa (ನಭಸ):—[adjective] covered with mist; misty.
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1) [noun] the sky.
2) [noun] the rainy season.
3) [noun] a sea or ocean.
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Nābhasa (ನಾಭಸ):—[adjective] of or in the sky; moving or appearing in the sky; celestial; heavenly.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+8): Nabhasamgama, Rashmisa, Nabhasangama, Dalayoga, Akritiyoga, Ashrayajayoga, Khayoga, Nabhasayoga, Nabhas, Madhyadesha, Nabhasadravya, Bhutagni, Ashtakavarga, Candrayoga, Rajayoga, Niryana, Dvigraha, Dvigrahayoga, Tanmatra, Naga.
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