Bhavabhūti

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Bhavabhuti, BhavabhUti, Bhavabhuuti


  1. the essence of existence
  2. the ash smeaqred on the person of Śiva, which symbolizes the essence (remnant) of manifested existence
  3. a poet and dramatist of the 8th century CE, who is famous for the play Mālatimādhava.