Bhramana, Bhramaṇa, Bhrāmaṇa: 20 definitions

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Bhramana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Bhramana has 19 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Bhraman.

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

Bhramaṇa (भ्रमण):—(von bhram simpl. und caus.)

1) n. a) das Umherstreichen, Umherwandern [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha 2, 330.] [Medinīkoṣa Manu’s Gesetzbuch 20.] grīṣme Cit. beim [Scholiast] zu [Śākuntala 20, 9.] [Vikramorvaśī 23, 11.] [Spr. 1753. 2506.] [KĀM. NĪTIS. 14, 24] [?(pl.). Hitopadeśa ed. JOHNS. 1788. Kullūka zu Manu’s Gesetzbuch 4, 177. 10, 52.] are cetomīna bhramaṇamadhunā yauvanajale tyaja [Spr. 211.] asaṃkhyayoni durch unzählige Geburtsstätten [PAÑCAR. 2, 4, 17.] das Wanken, Wackeln, Unstätigkeit: pādasya [Suśruta 1, 348, 13. 365, 15.] — b) das Umhergehenlassen: paṭaha der Trommel so v. a. das Zusammenrufen des Volkes durch Trommelschlag [Kathāsaritsāgara 26, 92.] Vgl. bhram caus. 1. am Ende. — c) Drehung, Umdrehung, Umlauf —, Bahn (eines Planeten): cakra [Kapila 3, 82.] [Pañcatantra 257, 23] (nach der richtigen Lesart). mandara [Mahābhārata.1,1121.] [Oxforder Handschriften 251,b,13.] [Scholiast] zu [Naiṣadhacarita 22,53.] bhānām [Sūryasiddhānta 12, 30. 14, 15.] kāla [13,16.] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 2,c.] [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 106,45. fg.] alpabhramaṇāśrita (bhramaṇa = maṇḍala [Scholiast]) [Sūryasiddhānta 12, 76. 80. 82. fg.] — d) Schwindel [Vetālapañcaviṃśati] in [Lassen’s Anthologie (II) 13, 20.] [Sāhityadarpana 177.] —

2) f. ī a) = adhīśituḥ krīḍādau [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha 3, 217.] krīḍāṭyāyāmadhīśituḥ [Medinīkoṣa ṇ. 69.] a sort of game, performed by women for the amusement of a lover or husband [WILSON]; genauer: Spiel u.s.w. des Liebsten oder Umherschreiten des Liebsten im Spiele. — b) Blutegel [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa] — c) Bez. einer der 5 Dhāraṇā (s. u. dhāraṇa 3, c) die bewegende, die des Windes [Oxforder Handschriften 237,a,6.]

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Bhrāmaṇa (भ्रामण):—(vom caus. von bhram)

1) n. das Schwingen, Drehen: yaṣṭikā [Suśruta 1, 171, 21.] ātmaśūlasya [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 84, 24.] yantra zur Erkl. von bhrami Drehscheibe [Scholiast] zu [Harivaṃśa 590.] —

2) f. ī die Verwirrerin, Nomen proprium einer Unholdin [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 51, 5. 39. 99.]

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Bhramaṇa (भ्रमण):—

1) a) das Durchstreichen, Durchwandern, Besuchen: tīrthādi [Kathāsaritsāgara 86, 60.] — b) das Schwingen: gopuccha [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 10, 6, 19.]

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Bhrāmaṇa (भ्रामण):—

1) [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 10, 18, 12.]

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

Bhramaṇa (भ्रमण):——

1) n. — a) das Umherstreichen , Umherwandern. — b) am Ende eines Comp. das Durchstreichen , Durchwandern , Besuchen. — c) das Wanken , Wackeln , Unstätigkeit. — d) Drehung , Umdrehung , Umlauf — , Bahn (eines Gestirns). — e) Schwindel [Hemādri’s Caturvargacintāmaṇi 1,1758,14.16.] — f) das Hinundhergehen lassen , Schwingen. paṭaha das Umhergehenlassen der Trommel , so v.a. das Zusammenrufen des Volkes durch Trommelschlag. — g) etwas Kuppel [Agnipurāṇa 42,12.] —

2) f. ī — a) *Spiel u.s.w. der Liebsten oder das Umherschreiten der Liebsten im Spiele. — b) *Blutegel. — c) eine der fünf Dhāraṇā , die bewegende , die des Windes.

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Bhrāmaṇa (भ्रामण):——

1) n. — a) das Schwingen , Drehen. — b) Schwindel [Hemādri’s Caturvargacintāmaṇi 1,757,7,758,13.] —

2) f. ī Nomen proprium einer Unholden.

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