Gandharvaveda, Gāndharvaveda, Gandharva-Veda, Gamdharvaveda: 9 definitions
Gandharvaveda 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)
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa III. 12. 38.
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.
Dharmashastra (religious law)
Gandharvaveda (गन्धर्ववेद) refers to the “science of music” and represents one of the divisions of the Upaveda (applied knowledge) class of knowledge, lying between that of the Paurūṣeya and Apaurūṣeya classification of Śāstra knowledge; all part of the ancient Indian education system, which aimed at both the inner and the outer dimension of a person.
Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.
Languages of India and abroad
Gandharvaveda (गन्धर्ववेद).—one of the four subordinate Vedas or Upavedas, which treats of music; see उपवेद (upaveda).
Derivable forms: gandharvavedaḥ (गन्धर्ववेदः).
Gandharvaveda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gandharva and veda (वेद).
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Gāndharvaveda (गान्धर्ववेद).—the Veda of music (considered as an appendix to Sāmaveda and ascribed to Bharata).
Derivable forms: gāndharvavedaḥ (गान्धर्ववेदः).
Gāndharvaveda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gāndharva and veda (वेद).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gandharvaveda (गन्धर्ववेद).—m. the science of music.
Gandharvaveda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gandharva and veda (वेद).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Gandharvaveda (गन्धर्ववेद):—[=gandharva-veda] [from gandharva] m. = -vidyā (considered as a branch of the [Sāma-veda]), [Caraṇa-vyūha]
2) Gāndharvaveda (गान्धर्ववेद):—[=gāndharva-veda] [from gāndharva] m. the Veda of music (considered as an appendix of the [Sāma-veda] and ascribed to Bharata), [Mahābhārata iii, 8421; Harivaṃśa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa iii.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gandharvaveda (गन्धर्ववेद):—[gandharva-veda] (daḥ) 1. m. Science of music, dancing, &c.
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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.
Gaṃdharvavēda (ಗಂಧರ್ವವೇದ):—[noun] = ಗಂಧರ್ವವಿದ್ಯೆ [gamdharvavidye].
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Gāṃdharvavēda (ಗಾಂಧರ್ವವೇದ):—[noun] the art and science of music and dance, considered as one of the four auxiliary Vedas.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Veda, Gandharva.
Full-text: Upaveda, Gandharvavidya, Bharataputraka, Sandipani, Shilada, Gandharva, Abhisheka.
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