Gadhiputra, aka: Gādhiputra, Gadhi-putra, Gadhin-putra; 2 Definition(s)


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Gādhiputra (गाधिपुत्र).—A name of Akrūra.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 80.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Gadhiputra in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [G] · next »

Gādhiputra (गाधिपुत्र).—an epithet of Viśvāmitra.

Derivable forms: gādhiputraḥ (गाधिपुत्रः), gādhiputraḥ (गाधिपुत्रः).

Gādhiputra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gādhi and putra (पुत्र). See also (synonyms): gādhija, gādhinandana.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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