Ganapatya, Gāṇapatya: 4 definitions
Ganapatya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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
Gāṇapatya (गाणपत्य).—[gaṇapati-yak] A worshipper of Gaṇeśa.
-tyam 1 Worship of Gaṇeśa.
2) The leadership of a troop, chieftainship; रुद्रस्य गाणपत्यं मयोभूरेहि (rudrasya gāṇapatyaṃ mayobhūrehi) Vāj.11.15.
Derivable forms: gāṇapatyaḥ (गाणपत्यः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tyaḥ-tyī-tyaṃ) Relating to Ganapati or Ganesha. m.
(-tyaḥ) A worshipper of him. n.
(-tyaṃ) 1. Worship of him. 2. Chieftainship, presidency. E. gaṇapati, and ṣyaṇ aff.
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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The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 167 - Caṇḍeśa-tīrtha and Gaṇa-tīrtha < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 133 - The Holy Places in Jambūdvipa < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 1 - The Contents of the Section in Brief < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section LXXXV < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
Section LXXXIV < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
Section LXXXIII < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)
Lalitopakhyana (Lalita Mahatmya) (by G.V. Tagare)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)