Unmattabhairava, Unmatta-bhairava: 5 definitions


Unmattabhairava means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Unmattabhairava in Tibetan Buddhism glossary
Source: OSU Press: Cakrasamvara Samadhi

Unmattabhairava (उन्मत्तभैरव) is the name of a deity [i.e., oṃ unmattabhairavāya svāhā], according to the Vāruṇī Pūjā [i.e., Varuni Worship] ritual often performed in combination with the Cakrasaṃvara Samādhi, which refers to the primary pūjā and sādhanā practice of Newah Mahāyāna-Vajrayāna Buddhists in Nepal.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Unmattabhairava in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

unmattabhairava (उन्मत्तभैरव).—m S A particular medicinal preparation.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Unmattabhairava in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Unmattabhairava (उन्मत्तभैरव).—A form of Bhairava. °वी () A form of Durgā.

Derivable forms: unmattabhairavaḥ (उन्मत्तभैरवः).

Unmattabhairava is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms unmatta and bhairava (भैरव).

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

Unmattabhairava (उन्मत्तभैरव):—[=un-matta-bhairava] [from un-matta > un-mad] m. a form of Bhairava

[Sanskrit to German]

Unmattabhairava in German

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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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