भारद्वाजः [भरद्वाजस्यापत्यम् अण्] 1 N. of Droṇa, the military preceptor of the Kauravas and Pāṇḍavas;
यदाश्रौषं व्यूहमभेद्यमन्यैर्भारद्वाजेनात्तशस्त्रेण गुप्तम् Mb.1.1.19. -2 Of Agastya. -3 The planet Mars. -4 One of the seven Ṛiṣis. -5 A sky-lark. -6 N. of the author on the science of Government mentioned by Kauṭilya; Kau. A.1.15. -जम् A bone. -जी The wild cotton shrub. -जाः One of the अर्थशास्त्र schools mentioned by Kauṭilya in connection with राजपुत्ररक्षण; Kau. A.1.17.
a. (î) derived from or relating to Bharadvâga; m. descendant of Bharadvâga, pat. of Agastya and others; planet Mars; skylark: î, f. female descend ant of Bharadvâga; skylark; N. of a river; a-ka, a. belonging to or derived from Bhar advâga: i-kâ, f. skylark.
‘Descendant of Bharadvāja is the patronymic of many teachers. In the Vaṃśas (lists of teachers) of the Brhadāranyaka Upanisad, Bhāradvājas are mentioned as pupils of Bhāradvāj'a, Pārāśarya, Balākākauśika, Aitareya, Asurāyaṇa, and Ba\javāpāyana.β A Bhāradvāja occurs in the Rigveda, and śūça Vālmeya is mentioned as a Bhāradvāja in the Vamśa Brāhmana.
noun (masculine) a skylark (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a people (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a Vedic school (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of various men (esp. of supposed authors of hymns) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
patr. from Bharadvāja (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the planet Mars (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Gossypium arboreum (?) Frequency rank 2049/72933
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