Gargi, Gārgi, Gārgī: 4 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Gārgī (गार्गी).—A celebrated brahmavādinī born in the family of Garga.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Gārgi (गार्गि).—A contemporary of Vāsudeva-Kṛṣṇa.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 73. 94.
1b) A Vīthī comprising Sravaṇa, Dhaniṣṭha and Śatabhiṣak.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 66. 51.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Gargī (गर्गी):—[from garga] f. (for gārgī), Name of the learned woman Vācaknavī, [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra]
2) Gārgī (गार्गी):—[from gārga] a f. of the [patronymic] gārgya ([Pāṇini 4-1, 16 and vi, 4, 150]), Name of Vācaknavī (cf. gargī), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiv; Śāṅkhāyana-gṛhya-sūtra]
3) [v.s. ...] Durgā, [Harivaṃśa 10243]
4) [v.s. ...] f. [dual number] Gārgī and Gārgyāyaṇa, [Pāṇini 1-2, 66; Kāśikā-vṛtti]
5) Gārgi (गार्गि):—[from gārga] a m. Name of an astronomer, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhajjātaka [Scholiast or Commentator]]
6) Gārgī (गार्गी):—[from gārga] 1. gārgī f. of gya See gārga.
7) [from gārga] 2. gārgī ind. [from] gya.
8) [from gārgya > gārga] b f. See sub voce gārga
9) Gārgi (गार्गि):—b etc. See gārga.
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.
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Ends with: Vriddhagargi.
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Brihadaranyaka Upanishad (by Swāmī Mādhavānanda)
Section VI - Yajnavalkya and Gargi (I) < [Chapter III]
Section VIII - Yajnavalkya and Gargi (II) < [Chapter III]
Mandukya Upanishad (Gaudapa Karika and Shankara Bhashya) (by Swami Nikhilananda)
Mandukya Karika, verse 4.94 < [Chapter IV - Alatashanti Prakarana (Quenching the firebrand)]
Mandukya Karika, verse 3.38 < [Chapter III - Advaita Prakarana (Non-duality)]
Brahma Sutras (Nimbarka commentary) (by Roma Bose)
Brahma-Sūtra 1.3.12 < [Adhikaraṇa 3 - Sūtras 10-12]
Brahma-Sūtra 3.3.33 < [Adhikaraṇa 15 - Sūtras 33-34]
Brahma-Sūtra 1.3.16 < [Adhikaraṇa 5 - Sūtras 14-23]
Brahma Sutras (Shankara Bhashya) (by Swami Vireshwarananda)
Chapter I, Section III, Adhikarana III < [Section III]
Chapter III, Section IV, Adhikarana IX < [Section IV]
Chapter III, Section III, Adhikarana XX < [Section III]
Brahma Sutras (Vedanta Sutras) (by George Thibaut)
I, 3, 10 < [First Adhyāya, Third Pāda]
I, 3, 11 < [First Adhyāya, Third Pāda]
II, 1, 30 < [Second Adhyāya, First Pāda]
Sankhayana-grihya-sutra (by Hermann Oldenberg)