Bhagirathapatha, Bhagīrathapatha, Bhagiratha-patha: 2 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhagīrathapatha (भगीरथपथ).—the path or effort of Bhagīratha, used figuratively to denote any great or Herculean effort.

Derivable forms: bhagīrathapathaḥ (भगीरथपथः).

Bhagīrathapatha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhagīratha and patha (पथ). See also (synonyms): bhagīrathaprayatna.

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

Bhagīrathapatha (भगीरथपथ):—[=bhagīratha-patha] [from bhagīratha > bhaj] (A.) m. ‘Bh°’s path or labour’, Name of any Herculean effort or exertion.

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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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