Gaudapada, aka: Gauḍapāda, Gauda-pada; 2 Definition(s)
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General definition (in Hinduism)
Gaudapada (c. 8th century CE) was an early guru in the tradition of Advaita Vedanta school of Hindu philosophy. He is traditionally said to have been the grand-guru of the great teacher Adi Shankara, one of the most important figures in Hindu philosophy. He is believed to be the founder of Shri Gaudapadacharya Math, and the author or compiler of the Māṇḍukya Kārikā.
Gaudapada wrote or compiled the Māṇḍukya Kārikā, also known as the Gauḍapāda Kārikā and as the Āgama Śāstra.(Source): WikiPedia: Hinduism
Languages of India and abroad
Gauḍapāda (गौडपाद).—Name of a commentator.
Derivable forms: gauḍapādaḥ (गौडपादः).
Gauḍapāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gauḍa and pāda (पाद).(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Search found 12 books and stories containing Gaudapada, Gauḍapāda or Gauda-pada. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Mandukya Karika, verse 4.1 < [Chapter IV - Alatashanti Prakarana (Quenching the firebrand)]
Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 4 - Vedānta in Gauḍapāda < [Chapter X - The Śaṅkara School Of Vedānta]
Part 13 - The Theory of Causation < [Chapter X - The Śaṅkara School Of Vedānta]
Part 9 - Feelings, the Ultimate Substances < [Chapter VII - The Kapila and the Pātañjala Sāṃkhya (yoga)]
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter VII - The nominal meanings of om < [The om tat sat]
Chapter I - Introduction < [The om tat sat]
Chapter III - The ortheopy or analysis of om < [The om tat sat]