Gangaditya, Gaṅgāditya: 3 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gaṅgāditya (गङ्गादित्य):—[from gaṅgā > gaṅga] m. (gād) a form of the sun, [Kāśī khaṇḍa, from the skanda-purāṇa vli, 46; li.]
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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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Vedic influence on the Sun-worship in the Puranas (by Goswami Mitali)
Part 10 - Temples and Pilgrimages for Worshipping the Sun-god in the Purāṇas < [Chapter 4 - Vedic Influence on the Sun-Worship in the Purāṇas]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 139 - Greatness of Citrāditya (Citra-āditya) < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 51 - Description of Sun-gods Called Aruṇa, Vṛddha etc. < [Section 2 - Uttarārdha]
Chapter 100 - Index to Kāśīkhanda < [Section 2 - Uttarārdha]