Gabhira, Gabhīra: 7 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Gabhīra (गभीर).—A son of Pravīra; ruled for 30 years.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 74. 186.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Gabhīra (गभीर).—m. [gacchati jalamatra, gabh īran bhāntādeśaśca Uṇ.4.35]
1) Deep (in all senses); उत्तालास्त इमे गभीरपयसः पुण्याः सरित्संगमाः (uttālāsta ime gabhīrapayasaḥ puṇyāḥ saritsaṃgamāḥ) U.2.3; Bv.2.15.
2) Deepsounding (as a drum).
3) Thick, dense, impervious (as a forest); Ki.14.39.
4) Profound, sagacious.
5) Grave, serious, solemn, earnest.
6) Secret, mysterious.
7) Inscrutable, difficult to be perceived or understood; गभीरमर्थं कति- चित्प्रकाशताम् (gabhīramarthaṃ kati- citprakāśatām) (nayanti) Ki.14.4.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Gabhira (गभिर).—adj. (m.c. for gabhīra, gambhīra), deep, profound: Sukh 7.18 (verse).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) 1. Deep. 2. Thick, impervious, (as a forest.) 3. Profound, sagacious. 4. Deep in sound, hollow-toned. E. gam to go bha substituted for the final, iran Unadi affix; also with num inserted gambhīra.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gabhīra (गभीर).—deep, profound, impervious, inscrutable, secret; °— & [neuter] [adverb]
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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Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 4.5.4 < [Part 5 - Anger (raudra-rasa)]
Verse 2.1.375 < [Part 1 - Ecstatic Excitants (vibhāva)]
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Text 18 < [Chapter 7 - Saptama-yāma-sādhana (Pradoṣa-kālīya-bhajana–vipralambha-prema)]
Text 43 < [Chapter 2 - Dvitīya-yāma-sādhana (Prātaḥ-kālīya-bhajana)]
Text 15 < [Chapter 4 - Caturtha-yāma-sādhana (Madhyāhna-kālīya-bhajana–ruci-bhajana)]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verses 15.3-4 < [Chapter 15 - Puruṣottama-toga (Yoga through understanding the Supreme Person)]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)