Gatra, aka: Gātra; 4 Definition(s)

Introduction

Gatra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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

[Gatra in Purana glossaries]

Gātra (गात्र).—A maharṣi, the son of Vasiṣṭha, who had by Ūrjjā seven Ṛṣis called Rajas, Gātra, Ūṛdhvabāhu. Savana, Alaghu, Śukra and Sutapas. (Agni Purāṇa, Chapter 20).

(Source): archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[Gatra in Marathi glossaries]

gātra (गात्र).—n (S) A limb or member.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gātra (गात्र).—n A limb or member.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Relevant definitions

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Vrittagatra
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Pṛthucārumaṇḍalagātra (पृथुचारुमण्डलगात्र) refers to “body with broad and graceful limbs” and r...
Mrishtagatra
Mṛṣṭagātra (मृष्टगात्र) refers to “smooth body” and represents the nineteenth of the eighty min...
Anupurvagatra
Anupūrvagātra (अनुपूर्वगात्र) refers to “regular body” and represents the twentieth of the eigh...
Sukumaragatra
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Adinagatra
Adīnagātra (अदीनगात्र) refers to “zestful body” and represents the twenty-eighth of the eighty ...
Gatramarjani
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Gatrasamkocin
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Gatranulepani
Gātrānulepanī (गात्रानुलेपनी).—a fragrant unguent applied to the body. Gātrānulepanī is a Sansk...
Gatraruha
Gātraruha (गात्ररुह).—the hair on the body; नेत्रे जलं गात्ररुहेषु हर्षः (netre jalaṃ gātraruhe...
Varagatra
Varagātra (वरगात्र).—a. fair-limbed, beautiful. Varagātra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of ...
Gatravarana
Gātrāvaraṇa (गात्रावरण).—a shield; Mb.7.2.28. Derivable forms: gātrāvaraṇam (गात्रावरणम्).Gātrā...

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