Gandharvaraja, Gandharvarāja, Gandharva-raja: 6 definitions


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Source: 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]

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Gandharvaraja in German

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