Gangasuta, aka: Gaṅgāsuta, Ganga-suta; 2 Definition(s)

Introduction

Gangasuta means something in 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.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gangasuta in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [G] · next »

Gaṅgāsuta (गङ्गासुत).—

1) Name of Bhīṣma.

2) of Kārtikeya; गङ्गासुतस्त्वं स्वमतेन देव स्वाहामहीकृत्तिकानां तथैव (gaṅgāsutastvaṃ svamatena deva svāhāmahīkṛttikānāṃ tathaiva) Mb.3.232.15.

Derivable forms: gaṅgāsutaḥ (गङ्गासुतः).

Gaṅgāsuta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gaṅgā and suta (सुत). See also (synonyms): gaṅgāja.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gaṅgāsuta (गङ्गासुत).—m.

(-taḥ) 1. A name of Kartikeya. 2. A name of the hero Bhishma: see gaṅgāja. E. gaṅgā, and suta a son; the son of Ganga.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of gangasuta in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Relevant definitions

Search found 1064 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Ganga
Gaṅgā (गङ्गा) is the name of a river (nadī) and mentioned as one of the seven holy Gaṅgas (sapt...
Suta
1) Sūta (सूत) refers to a type of caste who preserved the genealogies of Gods, sages, and glori...
Gangadvara
Gaṅgādvāra (गङ्गाद्वार).—The place or locality in the Indo-Gangetic plane where the river Gange...
Gangadhara
Gaṅgādhara (गङ्गाधर).—m. (-raḥ) 1. An epithet of Siva. 2. The ocean. E. gaṅgā the Ganges, and d...
Akashaganga
Ākāśagaṅgā (आकाशगङ्गा).—[ākāśapathavāhinī gaṅgā] the celestial Ganges; नदत्याकाशगङ्गायाः स्रोतस...
Gangavatarana
Gaṅgāvataraṇa (गङ्गावतरण) is depicted as a sculpture on the fourth pillar of the southern half ...
Girisuta
Girisutā (गिरिसुता).—f. (-tā) Parvati. E. giri Himalaya, and sutā daughter.
Saptaganga
Saptagaṅgā (सप्तगङ्गा) refers to the “seven holy Gaṅgas” according to Śivapurāṇa 1.15. Accordin...
Svarganga
Svargaṅgā (स्वर्गङ्गा).—f. (-ṅgā) The Ganges of heaven. E. svar heaven, gaṅgā the Ganges.
Viyadganga
Viyadgaṅgā (वियद्गङ्गा).—f. (-ṅgā) The Ganges or river of heaven. E. viyat heaven, gaṅgā the ri...
Patalaganga
Pātālagaṅgā (पातालगङ्गा).—f. (-ṅgāḥ) The ganges of the lower world.
Gangodbheda
Gaṅgodbheda (गङ्गोद्भेद).—A sacred place where fasting for three nights will give the results o...
Mahaganga
Mahāgaṅgā (महागङ्गा) is the name of a river as recorded in the Pāli Buddhist texts (detailing t...
Himavatsuta
Himavatsuta (हिमवत्सुत).—m. (-taḥ) 1. The mountain Mainaka. f. (-tā) 1. The Ganges. 2. Parvati....
Surasuta
Sūrasuta (सूरसुत).—m. (-taḥ) An epithet of Saturn.--- OR --- Sūrasūta (सूरसूत).—m. (-taḥ) Aruna...

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: