Avadhutagita, Avadhūtagītā, Avadhuta-gita: 3 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vedanta (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Avadhutagita in Vedanta glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Siva Gita A Critical Study

Avadhūtagītā (अवधूतगीता) or simply Avadhūta refers to one of the sixty-four Gītās commonly referred to in Hindu scriptures.—Gītā is the name given to certain sacred writings in verse (often in the form of a dialogue) which are devoted to the exposition of particular religious and theosophical doctrines. Most of these Gītās [i.e., Avadhūtagītā] originate from the Mahābhārata or the various Purāṇas.

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Vedanta (वेदान्त, vedānta) refers to a school of orthodox Hindu philosophy (astika), drawing its subject-matter from the Upanishads. There are a number of sub-schools of Vedanta, however all of them expound on the basic teaching of the ultimate reality (brahman) and liberation (moksha) of the individual soul (atman).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Avadhutagita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Avadhūtagītā (अवधूतगीता) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—vedānta, by Dattātreya. Hall. p. 124. L. 669. K. 34. B. 4, 42. Bik. 555. NW. 324. Burnell. 94^a. Taylor. 1, 307. Oppert. 6865. Rice. 190.
—[commentary] by Pūrṇānandatīrtha. NW. 328.
—[commentary] by Bhāsurānanda. NW. 310.
—[commentary] by Sadānanda. Np. Ii, 100.
—[commentary] Haritattvamuktāvalī by Svayamprakāśa. Burnell. 94^a.

2) Avadhūtagītā (अवधूतगीता):—
—[commentary] by Sadānanda. read Np. Ii, 108.

3) Avadhūtagītā (अवधूतगीता):—[anonymous] L. 4047 (different from the following).
—by Dattātreya. Peters. 4, 20. Stein 117. Printed in Bṛhatstotrasaritsāgara p. 409.

4) Avadhūtagītā (अवधूतगीता):—by Dattātreya. As p. 13 (2 Mss.). Śg. 2, 142.
—and C. by Paramānandatīrtha. Adyar Libr. 23.

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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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