Garudadhvaja, aka: Garuḍadhvaja, Garuda-dhvaja; 4 Definition(s)
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Garuḍadhvaja (गरुडध्वज).—Viṣṇu (Kṛṣṇa).*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 150. 211: 152. 21: 163. 106-7. Vāyu-purāṇa 24. 90: 96. 239.
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.
India history and geogprahy
Garuḍadhvaja.—(CII 4), title of a ruler. Note: garuḍadhvaja is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
Garuḍadhvaja (गरुडध्वज).—an epithet of Viṣṇu; समाहितमतिश्चैव तुष्टाव गरुडध्वजम् (samāhitamatiścaiva tuṣṭāva garuḍadhvajam) V. P.
Derivable forms: garuḍadhvajaḥ (गरुडध्वजः).
Garuḍadhvaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms garuḍa and dhvaja (ध्वज).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-jaḥ) A name of Vishnu. E. garuḍa, and dhvaja a symbol; whose symbol is Garuda.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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