Garudadhvaja, Garuḍadhvaja, Garuda-dhvaja: 6 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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 geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-jaḥ) A name of Vishnu. E. garuḍa, and dhvaja a symbol; whose symbol is Garuda.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Garuḍadhvaja (गरुडध्वज).—m. a name of Viṣṇu, Mahābhārata 2, 30. Go
Garuḍadhvaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms garuḍa and dhvaja (ध्वज).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Garuḍadhvaja (गरुडध्वज):—[=garuḍa-dhvaja] [from garuḍa] mfn. (cf. [gana] arcādi, [Gaṇaratna-mahodadhi 185 [Scholiast or Commentator]]) having Garuḍa in its banner (Kṛṣṇa’s chariot), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa x]
2) [v.s. ...] m. = -ketu, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Prasannarāghava iv, 41.]
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