Gatra, aka: Gātra; 4 Definition(s)
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.
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
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.
Languages of India and abroad
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
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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Viśuddhagātra (विशुद्धगात्र) refers to “stainless body” and represents the twenty-third of the ...
Vṛttagātra (वृत्तगात्र) refers to “rounded body” and represents the eighteenth of the eighty mi...
Pṛthucārumaṇḍalagātra (पृथुचारुमण्डलगात्र) refers to “body with broad and graceful limbs” and r...
Mṛṣṭagātra (मृष्टगात्र) refers to “smooth body” and represents the nineteenth of the eighty min...
Anupūrvagātra (अनुपूर्वगात्र) refers to “regular body” and represents the twentieth of the eigh...
Sukumāragātra (सुकुमारगात्र) refers to “youthful body” and represents the twenty-seventh of the...
Adīnagātra (अदीनगात्र) refers to “zestful body” and represents the twenty-eighth of the eighty ...
Gātramārjanī (गात्रमार्जनी).—a towel. Gātramārjanī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the ter...
Pakvagātra (पक्वगात्र).—a. having a decrepit or infirm body. Pakvagātra is a Sanskrit compound ...
Gātrasaṃkocin (गात्रसंकोचिन्).—m. the pole-cat; (so called because it contracts its body in ord...
Gātrānulepanī (गात्रानुलेपनी).—a fragrant unguent applied to the body. Gātrānulepanī is a Sansk...
Gātraruha (गात्ररुह).—the hair on the body; नेत्रे जलं गात्ररुहेषु हर्षः (netre jalaṃ gātraruhe...
Varagātra (वरगात्र).—a. fair-limbed, beautiful. Varagātra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of ...
Gātrāvaraṇa (गात्रावरण).—a shield; Mb.7.2.28. Derivable forms: gātrāvaraṇam (गात्रावरणम्).Gātrā...
Search found 13 books and stories containing Gatra or Gātra. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.7.20 < [Chapter 7 - Jagad-ānanda: The Bliss of the Worlds]
Verse 2.3.78 < [Chapter 3 - Bhajana: Worship]
Verse 2.6.59 < [Chapter 6 - Abhīṣṭa-lābha: The Attainment of All Desires]
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)]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)