Gargyayana, Gārgyāyana: 5 definitions

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Gargyayana 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Gārgyāyana (गार्ग्यायन).—A Bhārgava gotrakara.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 195. 23.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Gargyayana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gārgyāyaṇa (गार्ग्यायण).—[masculine] patr. from gāgrya.

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

1) Gārgyāyaṇa (गार्ग्यायण):—[from gārga] m. ([Patañjali; Kāśikā-vṛtti on Pāṇini 4-1, 101 and i, 2, 66]) [patronymic] [from] gārgya Name of a teacher, [Bṛhad-āraṇyaka-upaniṣad]

2) [v.s. ...] [plural] [Pravara texts i, 1]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Gārgyāyaṇa (गार्ग्यायण):—m. patron. von gārgya [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 4, 1, 101,] [Scholiast 1, 2, 66,] [Scholiast] [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 7, 1. 9.] Name eines Lehrers [Bṛhadāranyakopaniṣad 4, 6, 2.] gārgyāyaṇī = gārgī [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 4, 1, 17,] [Scholiast]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Gārgyāyaṇa (गार्ग्यायण):—m. Patron. von gārgya , Nomen proprium eines Lehrers.

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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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