Garutman: 1 definition
Garutman 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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Red Zambala: Consorts and Attendants of Vishnu
Garuda is also called as Garutman (गरुत्मन्) which means the stratosphere which surrounds the earth: When the Lord is identified as Sūrya Nārāyaṇa, then Garuda becomes the stratosphere which conveys and modifies the rays of the sun to the earth and thus prevents the destruction of life by the intensity of the heat.
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The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter XI - Description of the Nava-Vyuha form of worship < [Agastya Samhita]
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 19 - Description of Plakṣa and other continents (dvīpa) < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]