Nabhasya: 10 definitions

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Nabhasya 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)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Nabhasya (नभस्य).—The month sacred to Vivasvān.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 11. 38; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 13. 9; Vāyu-purāṇa 30. 8, 50, 201; 52. 11.

1b) One of the four sons of Svārociṣa Manu.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 9. 7.

1c) A son of Auttama Manu.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 9. 12.

1d) (name of a month and tithi) (Trayodaśi)—a yugādi for śrāddha.1 Trayambaka to be worshipped in Kṛṣṇāṣtami vrata;2 austerity to be observed in Saubhāgyasayana vrata in this month.3

  • 1) Matsya-purāṇa 17. 4.
  • 2) Ib. 56. 4.
  • 3) Ib. 60. 34.
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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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Kavya (poetry)

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Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Nabhasya (नभस्य) refers to the month of Bhādra, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 9.84.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nabhasya (नभस्य).—a. Vapoury, foggy.

-syaḥ 1 Name of the month Bhādrapada (corresponding to August-September); अथ नभस्य इव त्रिदशायुधम् (atha nabhasya iva tridaśāyudham) R.9.54;12.29;17.41; Bhāg. 12.11.38.

2) Name of one of the sons of स्वारोचिष मनु (svārociṣa manu).

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

Nabhasya (नभस्य).—m.

(-syaḥ) The month Bhadra, (August-September.) E. nabhas a cloud or rain, and yat aff.

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

Nabhasya (नभस्य).—[nabhas + ya], m. The name of a month of the rainy season, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 8781.

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

Nabhasya (नभस्य).—[adjective] the same; [masculine] a cert. month in the rainy season.

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

1) Nabhasya (नभस्य):—[from nabh] mfn. foggy, misty, [Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a month in the rainy season (= bhādra, August-September), [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Harivaṃśa] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] of a son of Manu Svārociṣa or of the 3rd Manu, [Harivaṃśa]

4) [v.s. ...] of Śiva, [Śivagītā, ascribed to the padma-purāṇa]

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

Nabhasya (नभस्य):——

1) Adj. nebelig , dunstig.

2) m. — a) ein best. Monat in der Regenzeit. — b) Beiname Śiva's. — c) Nomen proprium eines Sohnes des Manu Svārokiṣa.

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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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