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स्वयम्भू

A Sanskrit English Dictionary | sa  en |   | 
स्वयम्—भू  mfn. mfn. self-existing, independent, [RV.]; [TS.]; [KaṭhUp.]; [Suśr.]
स्वयम्—भू  m. m.N. of ब्रह्मन्, [Mn.]; [MBh.] &c.
of शिव, [Kathās.]
of विष्णु, ib.
of बुद्ध, [Buddh.]
of आदि-बुद्ध, ib.
of a प्रत्येक-बुद्ध, [L.]
of काल or time, [L.]
of कामदेव, [L.]
of व्यास, [Cat.]
(with जैनs) of the third black वासुदेव, [L.]
of various plants, [L.]
अन्तरिक्ष   the air (= ), [L.]
स्वयम्—भू  mfn. mfn. relating or belonging to बुद्ध, [Kathās.]

Shabda-Sagara | sa  en |   | 
स्वयम्भू  m.  (-म्भूः)
1. BRAHMĀ.
2. A Jina or Jaina deified sage.
3. An emperor of the world according to the Jainas.
4. KĀLA, the deity presiding over time.
5. VISHṆU.
6. ŚIVA.
7. The god of love.
8. The female breast.
E. स्वयम् self, भू to exist, क्विप् aff., the self- existent; also read with a short final स्वयम्भु
 m.  (-म्भुः).

Puranic Encyclopaedia  | en  en |   | 
SVAYAMBHŪ   A teacher--priest. This teacher was the first one who had given precedence to the ceremonial rites of Śrāddha (offering to the manes). [M.B. Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 191].

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