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Gauḍadeśa, aka: Gaudadesha; 2 Definition(s)


Gauḍadeśa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Gauḍadeśa can be transliterated into English as Gaudadesha or Gaudadesa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


Gauḍadeśa (गौडदेश).—Noted for Śrāvasti.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 12. 30.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

General definition (in Hinduism)

Present day Bengal/Bangladesh. Also see: Gaudiya.

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

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