Ganeshagita, Gaṇeśagītā, Ganesha-gita, Ganeśagītā: 4 definitions


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The Sanskrit terms Gaṇeśagītā and Ganeśagītā can be transliterated into English as Ganesagita or Ganeshagita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vedanta (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Ganeshagita in Vedanta glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Siva Gita A Critical Study

Ganeśagītā (गनेशगीता) or simply Ganeśa refers to one of the sixty-four Gītās commonly referred to in Hindu scriptures.—Gītā is the name given to certain sacred writings in verse (often in the form of a dialogue) which are devoted to the exposition of particular religious and theosophical doctrines. Most of these Gītās [i.e., Ganeśagītā] originate from the Mahābhārata or the various Purāṇas.

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Vedanta (वेदान्त, vedānta) refers to a school of orthodox Hindu philosophy (astika), drawing its subject-matter from the Upanishads. There are a number of sub-schools of Vedanta, however all of them expound on the basic teaching of the ultimate reality (brahman) and liberation (moksha) of the individual soul (atman).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ganeshagita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Gaṇeśagītā (गणेशगीता) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—gaṇeśagītāḥ Kh. 26. B. 4, 48. See Mahāgaṇeśapurāṇa, Gaṇapatigītā.
—[commentary] by Govinda. B. 4, 48.
—[commentary] by Takanalāla. NW. 502.

2) Gaṇeśagītā (गणेशगीता):—gaṇeśagītāḥ from the Krīḍākhaṇḍa of the Gaṇeśapurāṇa. Fl. 40. L. 1403. Stein 200.
—[commentary] by Nīlakaṇṭha, son of Govinda. Stein 200.

3) Gaṇeśagītā (गणेशगीता):—gaṇeśagītāḥ from the Gaṇeśapurāṇa. As p. 53. Bd. 141.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gaṇeśagītā (गणेशगीता):—[=gaṇeśa-gītā] [from gaṇeśa > gaṇa > gaṇ] f. Name of a song in praise of Gaṇeśa

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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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