Pancabhutatmaka, Pañcabhūtātmaka, Pamcabhutatmaka: 5 definitions
Pancabhutatmaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Panchabhutatmaka.
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)
Pañcabhūtātmaka (पञ्चभूतात्मक) refers to “that which consists of the five gross elements”, according to the Ṭīkā (commentary) on the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “[...] Once (the god) had known himself here in the company of the goddess, he assumed a five-fold state, that is, Kula consisting of the five gross elements (pañcabhūtātmaka) and was (thus) endowed with a body. Again, initially (everything) was as if void. [...]”.
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
Languages of India and abroad
pañcabhūtātmaka (पंचभूतात्मक).—a Material.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Pañcabhūtātmaka (पञ्चभूतात्मक):—[=pañca-bhūtātmaka] [from pañca-bhūta > pañca] mfn. consisting of 5 el° (as the human body), [Suśruta]
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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.
Paṃcabhūtātmaka (ಪಂಚಭೂತಾತ್ಮಕ):—[adjective] made of the five basic elements (paṃcabhūtas).
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)
Partial matches: Atmaka, Bhutatmaka, Panca, Pancabhuta.
Full-text: Pancabhuta, Pancabhutatati, Bhutatmaka, Ka.
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