Devagana, Deva-gana, Devagaṇa: 13 definitions

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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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Devagaṇa (देवगण).—See Manvantara.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Devagaṇa (देवगण).—Thirty-three in number.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 66. 80.
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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Devagana in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

devagaṇa : (m.) a troop of gods.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Devagaṇa refers to: a troop of gods J.I, 203; DhA.III, 441;

Note: devagaṇa is a Pali compound consisting of the words deva and gaṇa.

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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dēvagaṇa (देवगण).—m (S) See this explained under manuṣyagaṇa.

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

dēvagaṇa (देवगण).—m See this explained under manuṣyagaṇa.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Devagaṇa (देवगण).—a class of gods.

Derivable forms: devagaṇaḥ (देवगणः).

Devagaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deva and gaṇa (गण).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Devagaṇa (देवगण).—[masculine] a troop or class of gods.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Devagaṇa (देवगण) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—devagaṇa, father of Yaśodhara, father of Bhadreśvara, father of Surapāla q. v.

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

Devagaṇa (देवगण):—[=deva-gaṇa] [from deva] m. a troop or class of gods, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Mahābhārata] etc.

[Sanskrit to German]

Devagana 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dēvagaṇa (ದೇವಗಣ):—

1) [noun] a class or troop of gods.

2) [noun] (astrol.) one of the three class of human beings classified based on their birth-stars (considered while matching the horoscopes of a girl and a boy before their marriage).

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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