Gandharvaraja, Gandharvarāja, Gandharva-raja: 6 definitions
Gandharvaraja 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.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Gandharvarāja (गन्धर्वराज).—Chitraratha, the chief of the Gandharvas.
Derivable forms: gandharvarājaḥ (गन्धर्वराजः).
Gandharvarāja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gandharva and rāja (राज).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Gandharvarāja (गन्धर्वराज).—name of a Buddha: Gaṇḍavyūha 257.10.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gandharvarāja (गन्धर्वराज).—[masculine] the king of the Gandharvas.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Gandharvarāja (गन्धर्वराज) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[+gandharvarāja] Rāgaratnākara, music. K. 96.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Gandharvarāja (गन्धर्वराज):—[=gandharva-rāja] [from gandharva] m. a chief of the Gandharvas, [Mahābhārata]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of Citra-ratha, [Horace H. Wilson]
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Search found 3 books and stories containing Gandharvaraja, Gandharva-raja, Gandharva-rāja, Gandharvarāja; (plurals include: Gandharvarajas, rajas, rājas, Gandharvarājas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Bhishma Charitra (by Kartik Pandya)
Vedic influence on the Sun-worship in the Puranas (by Goswami Mitali)
Part 10 - Temples and Pilgrimages for Worshipping the Sun-god in the Purāṇas < [Chapter 4 - Vedic Influence on the Sun-Worship in the Purāṇas]