Gadi, aka: Gadī, Gāḍi, Gaḍi; 8 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Gadī (गदी):—One of the nine Dūtī presided over by one of the nine bhaivaravas named Mudreśa (emanation of Ananta, who is the central presiding deity of Dūtīcakra), according to the Kubjikāmata-tantra and the Ṣaṭsāhasrasaṃhitā.

Source: Wisdom Library: Kubjikāmata-tantra
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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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India history and geogprahy

Gāḍi (गाडि) is the name of a village, the road leading to which is mentioned as lying on the southern boundary of Vaḍavalī, according to the “Vaḍavalī grant of Aparāditya I”. Vaḍavalī still retains its ancient name and is situated six miles north of Ṭhāṇā.

These copper plates (mentioning Gāḍi) were in the possession of a blacksmith at Vaḍavalī near Ṭhāṇā. Its object is to record the grant, by Aparāditya, of the village Vaḍavalī in the Karakūṭa-viṣaya and also of a field in the village Mora in the Vareṭikā-viṣaya. It is dated on the fifteenth tithi of the bright fortnight of Kārttika in the Śaka year 1049, the cyclic year being Plavaṅga.

Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras

Gadi (“cart”) is one of the exogamous septs (divisions) among the Malas (considered the Pariahs of the Telugu country) of the Pokunati section. The Mala people are almost equally inferior in position to the Madigas and have, in their various sub-divisions, many exogamous septs (eg., Gadi).

Source: Project Gutenberg: Castes and Tribes of Southern India, Volume 1
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

gadi : (aor. of gadati) said; spoke.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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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

gaḍī (गडी).—m (-ṇa f) A man, lad, fellow, chap, hand, the familiar term for a common workman, laborer, servant &c. 2 A subordinate man, an underling, a mate, a job-boy. 3 An associate or a companion;--as a schoolfellow, a playfellow, one united in the same calling or pursuits. 4 (With a word prefixed noting the designation &c.) A person, a body, an individual: as brāhmaṇagaḍī, bhaṭṭagaḍī, muśāphīragaḍī, śipāīgaḍī. A Brahman, a traveler, a soldier. 5 At Songṭya &c. A partner. 6 f A bunch or small bundle (as of vegetables, sticks, chopped logs). 7 (Dim. of gaḍa and used for gaḍhī) A small fort. 8 Particularly among children and the vulgar. Friendship or association. v dhara & miṭa; or tōḍa & phuṅka to express the contraction and the dissolution of such friendship. gaḍiyāṅgaḍī Per, by, or to each gaḍī (companion, mate, fellow, or person). Ex. āṇavilyā ḍāṅgā ghēvu- niyā kā kāṭhī || basōniyā vāṇṭī ga0 ॥.

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gāḍī (गाडी).—f ( H) A cart with a frame or box (esp. for the conveyance of persons); a carriage, coach, chaise, chariot. 2 The roller (of a drawwell &c.) 3 R The roller or pulley within a block. 4 The frame (of a tambourine, sieve, nosering &c.)

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gādī (गादी).—f A cushion or pad; any padding or soft lining. 2 The seat of some eminent personage; as rājācī gādī The king's throne; sāvakārācī gā- dī The sitting carpet of a banker. 3 An exclusive right of sale, monopoly. 4 Ten quires of paper. gādīlā pāya lāvaṇēṃ To rebel against one's sovereign: also to treat with insolence a superior gen. gādīvara gōṣṭī sāṅgaṇēṃ To talk big swelling words of vanity. gādīhujūra Before the throne (or the king's majesty).

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gaḍī (गडी).—

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gāḍī (गाडी).—f A cart with a frame or box; a carriage, coach, chaise. The frame of a nose-ring &c. The roller (of a draw- well, &c.).

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gādī (गादी).—f A cushion or pad. The seat of some eminent personage; as rājācī gādī. The King's throne; śaṅkarācāryācī gādī. An exclusive right of sale, monopoly. gādīlā pāya lāvaṇēṃ To rebel against one's sovereign;also to treat with insolence a superior. gādīhujūra Before the throne (or the King's Majesty).

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

Gaḍi (गडि).—[gaḍ-in]

1) A young steer.

2) A lazy ox; गुणानामेव दौरात्म्याद्धुरि धुर्यो नियुज्यते । असंजातकिंणस्कन्धः सुखं स्वपिति गौर्गडिः (guṇānāmeva daurātmyāddhuri dhuryo niyujyate | asaṃjātakiṃṇaskandhaḥ sukhaṃ svapiti gaurgaḍiḥ) K. P.1.

Derivable forms: gaḍiḥ (गडिः).

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Gadi (गदि).—f. Speaking, speech; एवं गदिः कर्मगतिर्विसर्गः (evaṃ gadiḥ karmagatirvisargaḥ) Bhāg.11.12.19.

Derivable forms: gadiḥ (गदिः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gaḍi (गडि).—m.

(-ḍiḥ) 1. A steer. 2. A lazy ox. E. gaḍ to drop, in aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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