Gangarama, Gaṅgārāma: 5 definitions


Gangarama means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

Also called Rajamaha Vihara, a monastery founded by Kittisirirajasiha on the bank of the Mahavaluka ganga near Kandy (Cv.c.202). There Rajadhirajasiha erected a cetiya.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Gaṅgārāma (गङ्गाराम) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—father of Jayarāma, father of Rāmacandra, father of Maṇirāma (Bhāminīvilāsaṭīkā 1802). Oxf. 130^b.

2) Gaṅgārāma (गङ्गाराम):—Govardhanasaptaśatīṭīkā. Oudh. 1877, 16.

3) Gaṅgārāma (गङ्गाराम):—Tithinirṇaya. NW. 172. Dāyabhāgaṭīkā. NW. 172.

4) Gaṅgārāma (गङ्गाराम):—Bhaktirasābdhikaṇikā. NW. 234. Sūcīpattra. 41.

5) Gaṅgārāma (गङ्गाराम):—Bhāvaphala jy. NW. 534. Yuddhajayotsava jy. K. 238. Ratnadyota jy. Peters. 2, 194.

6) Gaṅgārāma (गङ्गाराम):—father of Jagadrāma, grandfather of Lālamaṇi (Praśnasudhākara).

7) Gaṅgārāma (गङ्गाराम):—son of Devīdatta: Nāciketopākhyānaṭīkā.

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

Gaṅgārāma (गङ्गाराम):—[=gaṅgā-rāma] [from gaṅgā > gaṅga] m. Name of the father of Jaya-rāma and uncle of Rāma-candra.

[Sanskrit to German]

Gangarama 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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