Balagopala, Bāḷagōpāḷa, Bālagopāla, Bala-gopala: 7 definitions


Balagopala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Bāḷagōpāḷa can be transliterated into English as Balagopala or Baliagopalia, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Balagopala in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bāḷagōpāḷa (बाळगोपाळ).—m pl (The children cowherds, playfellows of kṛṣṇa. Hence) Children, youngsters, little ones. 2 Used sometimes as a collective term for the people of a place, small and great. Ex. mahārāja hē sarva bā0 miḷālē āhēta hyāñjavara āpaṇa dayā karāvī.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

bāḷagōpāḷa (बाळगोपाळ).—m pl Youngsters, children.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Balagopala in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bālagopāla (बालगोपाल).—'the youthful cowherd', an epithet of Kṛṣṇa, as the boycowherd.

Derivable forms: bālagopālaḥ (बालगोपालः).

Bālagopāla is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bāla and gopāla (गोपाल).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Bālagopāla (बालगोपाल) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—
—[commentary] on Śaṅkarācārya’s Aparokṣānubhūti.
—[commentary] on Śaṅkarācārya’s Kāṭhakopaniṣadbhāṣya.
—[commentary] on Śaṅkarācārya’s Manīṣāpañcaka. Vijñānavinodinīṭīkā.

Bālagopāla has the following synonyms: Bālagopalendra.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Bālagopāla (बालगोपाल):—[=bāla-gopāla] [from bāla] m. Kṛṣṇa as a youthful herdsman, [Pañcarātra]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of an author (also lendra, [Catalogue(s)])

[Sanskrit to German]

Balagopala in German

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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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