Ganapatya, Gāṇapatya: 9 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Ganapatya in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Gāṇapatya (गाणपत्य).—The abode of Gaṇapati;1 attained by the Sūdra who is not addicted to drink.2

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 27. 123: IV. 7. 59.
  • 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 101. 354.
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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ganapatya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: 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

Gāṇapatya (गाणपत्य).—mfn.

(-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.

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

Gāṇapatya (गाणपत्य).—i. e. gaṇa-pati + ya, n. Dominion over the inferior deities, or the condition of Gaṇeśa, Mahābhārata 3, 4093.

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

1) Gāṇapatya (गाणपत्य):—[from gāṇakārya] mfn. relating to Gaṇeśa

2) [v.s. ...] m. a worshipper of Gaṇeśa, [Kulārṇava-tantra]

3) [v.s. ...] (with Śāktas) Name of an author of Mantras

4) [v.s. ...] n. the leading of troops, chieftainship, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā xi, 15; Taittirīya-saṃhitā v, 1, 2, 3; Mahābhārata iii; Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]

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

Gāṇapatya (गाणपत्य):—[(tyaḥ-tyī-tyaṃ) a. Idem. m.] Worshipper of Ganesha. n. His worship; chieftainship; presidency.

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Ganapatya 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

[«previous next»] — Ganapatya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Gāṇapatya (ಗಾಣಪತ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] the leadership of a group or class of people.

2) [noun] a worshiping of Gaṇapati.

3) [noun] the office, status or duties of the leader of a class of gods that are subservient to Śiva.

4) [noun] a staunch devotee of Gaṇapati.

5) [noun] one of the six philosophical and religious schools of ancient India, that holds Gaṇapati as the Supreme God.

6) [noun] a cult of that philosophy.

7) [noun] a member of that cult.

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Gāṇāpatya (ಗಾಣಾಪತ್ಯ):—[noun] a staunch devotee of Gaṇapati.

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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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