Gatra, Gātra: 15 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
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).
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.
Vastushastra (architecture)Source: OpenEdition books: Architectural terms contained in Ajitāgama and Rauravāgama
Gātra (गात्र) refers to “pillar, level of - § 3.16.”.—(For paragraphs cf. Les enseignements architecturaux de l'Ajitāgama et du Rauravāgama by Bruno Dagens)
Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Gātra.—(IA 14), same as aṅga-bhoga. (EI 33), same as gotra or gotra-śailikā, i.e. a memorial pillar for the dead members of one's family. See yaṣṭi. Note: gātra is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
gātra (गात्र).—n (S) A limb or member.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
gātra (गात्र).—n A limb or member.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Gātra (गात्र).—[gai tran gāturidam vā, aṇ; cf. Uṇ.4.168]
1) The body; अपचितमपि गात्रं व्यायतत्वादलक्ष्यम् (apacitamapi gātraṃ vyāyatatvādalakṣyam) Ś.2.4; तपति तनु- गात्रि मदनः (tapati tanu- gātri madanaḥ) 3.16.
2) A limb or member of the body; गुरुपरितापानि न ते गात्रण्युपचारमर्हन्ति (guruparitāpāni na te gātraṇyupacāramarhanti) Ś.3.17; Ms.2.29; 5.19.
3) The fore-quarter of an elephant.
-trā The earth.
Derivable forms: gātram (गात्रम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-traṃ) 1. The body. 2. The fore quarter of an elephant. 3. A limb, a member. E. gam to go, ṣṭran Unadi affix, the radical final is rejected, and the vowel made long.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gātra (गात्र).—[gā + tra], n. 1. A limb, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 209. 2. The body, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 122.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gātra (गात्र).—[neuter] (adj. —° [feminine] ā & ī) a limb of the body (lit. means of going); the body.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Gātra (गात्र):—[from gā] a n. ‘instrument of moving’, a limb or member of the body, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda] etc. (ifc. ā [Mahābhārata ix; Pañcatantra ii, 4, 3/4] or ī [Mṛcchakaṭikā i, 21; Śakuntalā; Kumāra-sambhava] etc. cf. [Pāṇini 4-1, 54; Kāśikā-vṛtti])
2) [v.s. ...] the body, [Manu-smṛti iv, 122; 169; Nalopākhyāna] etc.
3) [v.s. ...] the forequarter of an elephant (cf. gātrāvara), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) Gātrā (गात्रा):—[from gātra > gā] f. idem, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) [v.s. ...] the earth, [Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska i, 1]
6) Gātra (गात्र):—[from gā] m. Name of a son of Vasiṣṭha, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa i, 10, 13; Vāyu-purāṇa]
7) [v.s. ...] mfn. = -yuta, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
8) [from gātu] b See √1. gā.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
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Gātra (गात्र):—[Z. 3] streiche (v. l. ā), da diese Lesart gegen das Metrum verstösst.
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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Starts with (+17): Gatrabhanga, Gatrabhanjana, Gatraceshta, Gatragupta, Gatraka, Gatrakampa, Gatrakarshana, Gatralata, Gatramarjani, Gatranulepani, Gatraruha, Gatrasada, Gatrasamkocani, Gatrasamkochin, Gatrasamkocin, Gatrasamplava, Gatrasankochin, Gatrasankocin, Gatrashayya, Gatrashoshana.
Ends with (+54): Adinagatra, Aklinnagatra, Anotaptagatra, Anunayagatra, Anunnatagatra, Anupurvagatra, Anurupagatra, Aparagatra, Archirmandalagatra, Arcirmandalagatra, Audgatra, Aupagatra, Avaragatra, Bhasmagatra, Bhogatra, Carugatra, Chirasamvritagatra, Cirasamvritagatra, Dharmapadmaphullagatra, Dirghagatra.
Full-text (+99): Gatramarjani, Gatrabhanga, Gatralata, Gatrasamplava, Gatraruha, Gatravarana, Gatrotsadana, Gatravinda, Gatrakarshana, Gatraveshtana, Gatrabhanjana, Saragatra, Varagatra, Shitagatra, Samgatagatra, Pakvagatra, Carci, Prasaritagatra, Anunnatagatra, Srastagatra.
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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 21 - Gotras, Pravaras etc. of the Residents of Dharmāraṇya < [Section 2 - Dharmāraṇya-khaṇḍa]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.3.43 < [Part 3 - Involuntary Ecstatic Expressions (sattvika-bhāva)]
Verse 2.4.62 < [Part 4 - Transient Ecstatic Disturbances (vyābhicāri-bhāva)]
Verse 1.2.267 < [Part 2 - Devotional Service in Practice (sādhana-bhakti)]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)