Gargi, aka: Gārgi, Gārgī; 2 Definition(s)
Gargi 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.
Gārgī (गार्गी).—A celebrated brahmavādinī born in the family of Garga.Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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The Brihadaranyaka Upanishad (by Swāmī Mādhavānanda)
Section VI - Yajnavalkya and Gargi (I) < [Chapter III]
Section VIII - Yajnavalkya and Gargi (II) < [Chapter III]
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 (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]
Vedānta-sūtras Part I (by George Thibaut)
I, 3, 10 < [First Adhyāya, Third Pāda]
I, 3, 11 < [First Adhyāya, Third Pāda]
I, 3, 12 < [First Adhyāya, Third Pāda]
Śāṅkhāyana-gṛhya-sūtra (by Śāṅkhāyana)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)