Ganeshana, Gaṇeśāna, Gana-ishana: 4 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Gaṇeśāna can be transliterated into English as Ganesana or Ganeshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gaṇeśāna (गणेशान).—

1) an epithet of Gaṇeśa.

2) of Śiva.

Derivable forms: gaṇeśānaḥ (गणेशानः).

Gaṇeśāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gaṇa and īśāna (ईशान). See also (synonyms): gaṇeśvara.

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

1) Gaṇeśāna (गणेशान):—[from gaṇa > gaṇ] a m. the god Gaṇéśa, [Mahābhārata i, 75; Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]

2) [from gaṇ] b See sub voce gaṇa.

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Ganeshana in German

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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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