Bhumikhanda, Bhūmikhaṇḍa, Bhumi-khanda: 3 definitions
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Bhūmikhaṇḍa (भूमिखण्ड):—[(bhū + kha)] der über die Erde handelnde Abschnitt. Titel eines Kapitels im Padmapurāṇa [Oxforder Handschriften 12,b. 35. 84,a. 36.] — Vgl. bhūvaṇḍa .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Bhūmikhaṇḍa (भूमिखण्ड):—ein über die Erde handelnder Abschnitt (in einem Werke).
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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The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 125 - The Merit of Listening to or Reciting This Purāna < [Section 2 - Bhūmi-khaṇḍa (section on the earth)]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Markandeya Purana (Study) (by Chandamita Bhattacharya)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Geographical Aspects of the Purāṇas (Introduction) < [Chapter 8 - Geographical data in the Matsyapurāṇa]