Devagana, aka: Deva-gana, Devagaṇa; 6 Definition(s)
Devagana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Devagaṇa (देवगण).—See Manvantara.Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
Devagaṇa (देवगण).—Thirty-three in number.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 66. 80.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
devagaṇa : (m.) a troop of gods.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
dēvagaṇa (देवगण).—m (S) See this explained under manuṣyagaṇa.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
dēvagaṇa (देवगण).—m See this explained under manuṣyagaṇa.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Devagaṇa (देवगण).—a class of gods.
Derivable forms: devagaṇaḥ (देवगणः).
Devagaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deva and gaṇa (गण).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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