Garudadhvaja, Garuḍadhvaja, Garuda-dhvaja: 6 definitions

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Garudadhvaja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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

Garuḍadhvaja (गरुडध्वज).—Viṣṇu (Kṛṣṇa).*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 150. 211: 152. 21: 163. 106-7. Vāyu-purāṇa 24. 90: 96. 239.
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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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India history and geogprahy

Source: 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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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: 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

Garuḍadhvaja (गरुडध्वज).—m.

(-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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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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