Gandhapa, Gandha-pa: 5 definitions
Gandhapa 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.
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Gandhapa (गन्धप).—Name of a class of manes.
Derivable forms: gandhapaḥ (गन्धपः).
Gandhapa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gandha and pa (प).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gandhapa (गन्धप).—[gandha-pa], m. A class of Pitṛs or Manes, Mahābhārata 13, 1372.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gandhapa (गन्धप):—[=gandha-pa] [from gandha] m. [plural] ‘inhaling the odour’, Name of a class of manes, [Mahābhārata xiii, 1372.]
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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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