Garutmat: 3 definitions
Garutmat 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Garutmat (गरुत्मत्).—See Garuḍa.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa III. 21. 11. Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 19. 11. Vāyu-purāṇa 69. 328, 335: Viṣṇu-purāṇa V. 30. 64: 34, 13 and 23.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Garutmat (गरुत्मत्).—m. (-tmān) 1. The bird of Vishnu. 2. A bird in general. E. garut a wing, and matup aff.
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Gārutmat (गारुत्मत्).—n. (-t) The emerald. E. garutmat Garuda, and aṇ affix; derived from or relating to Garuda; the gem is supposed to be generated from his voided phlegm.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Garutmat (गरुत्मत्):—(tmān) 5. m. The bird and vehicle of Vishnu; any bird.
2) Gārutmat (गारुत्मत्):—(t) 1. n. The emerald.
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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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Vedic influence on the Sun-worship in the Puranas (by Goswami Mitali)
Part 30 - Sun-worship in Theriomorphic, Fetishistic and Symbolic Forms < [Chapter 2 - Salient Traits of the Solar Divinities in the Veda]
Part 33 - Symbolic relevance of “Tārkṣya” in Sun-worship < [Chapter 2 - Salient Traits of the Solar Divinities in the Veda]
Part 37 - Symbolic relevance of the Bird in Sun-worship < [Chapter 2 - Salient Traits of the Solar Divinities in the Veda]
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
Lord Hayagriva in Sanskrit Literature (by Anindita Adhikari)
Baudhayana Dharmasutra (by Georg Bühler)
Sankhayana-grihya-sutra (by Hermann Oldenberg)