Gandini, Gāndinī, Gaṇḍinī: 5 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Gāndinī (गान्दिनी).—A very beautiful princess of Kāśī. Śvaphalka married Gāndinī. (Daśama Skandha, Bhāgavata).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Gāndinī (गान्दिनी).—A daughter of Kāśirāja, married Śvaphalka, mother of Akrūra and other sons, used to present a cow every day to a Brāhmaṇa (born after 12 years in the womb when her parents gave a gift of a cow everyday to a Brahman, Viṣṇu-purāṇa for three years).*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 15: X. 41. 6: 49. 3: 57. 32: Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 82-110. Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 97, 105, 109: Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 13. 124-6; 14. 7.
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-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Gaṇḍinī (गण्डिनी).—An epithet of Durgā.
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1) An epithet of the Ganges.
2) Name of a princess of Kāśi, wife of Śvaphalka and mother of Akrūra; Bhāg.9.24.15.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gāndinī (गान्दिनी).—f. (-nī) 1. The river Ganges, or the goddess Ganga. 2. The mother of AkRura. E. go paradise, in the accusative case, da who gives, ini and ṅīp affs.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 3.3.107 < [Part 3 - Fraternal Devotion (sakhya-rasa)]
Verse 3.4.61 < [Part 4 - Parenthood (vātsalya-rasa)]
Verse 2.5.69 < [Part 5 - Permanent Ecstatic Mood (sthāyī-bhāva)]
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 49 - Akrura’s Mission in Hastinapura < [Canto X - The Summum Bonum]
Chapter 57 - Satrajit Murdered, the Jewel Returned < [Canto X - The Summum Bonum]
Chapter 41 - Krishna and Balarama Enter Mathura < [Canto X - The Summum Bonum]
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Chapter XIV - Dynasty of Anamitra and Andhaka < [Book IV]
Chapter XIII - An account of the sons of Satvata < [Book IV]
Nectar of Devotion (by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)