Gaudapada, Gauḍapāda, Gauda-pada: 6 definitions
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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.
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Gauḍapāda (गौडपाद) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—read Burnell. 88^b. Cidānandakelivilāsa. read 197^b.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gauḍapāda (गौडपाद):—[=gauḍa-pāda] [from gauḍa] m. Name of a commentator on several Upaniṣads and on [Sāṃkhyakārikā]
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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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Gaudapada acarya, Gaudapadacarya, Gaudapadakarika.
Ends with: Gangarama gaudapada.
Full-text (+44): Agamashastra, Mandukya Karika, Alatashanti, Govinda Bhagavatpada, Anutpadyatva, Gangarama gaudapada, Uttaragitabhashya, Alatashantiprakarana, Cidanandakelivilasa, Anutpatti, Gangaramasudha, Gaudapadakarika, Apartha, Kamalashila, Abhighata, Abhautika, Asparsha, Asparshayoga, Upadeshagrantha, Govindanatha.
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Mandukya Upanishad (Gaudapa Karika and Shankara Bhashya) (by Swami Nikhilananda)
Mandukya Karika, verse 4.1 < [Chapter IV - Alatashanti Prakarana (Quenching the firebrand)]
Mandukya Karika, introduction < [Chapter I - Agama Prakarana (Scripture)]
Mahayana Buddhism and Early Advaita Vedanta (Study) (by Asokan N.)
Chapter 5.10 - Nagarjuna and Gaudapada (Summary)
Chapter 5.6 - Is Gaudapada a Buddhist?
Chapter 1.5 - The Philosophy of Gaudapada
Mandukya Upanishad (by Kenneth Jaques)
Verse 1 < [Chapter 2]
Verse 12 < [Chapter 2]
Consciousness in Gaudapada’s Mandukya-karika (by V. Sujata Raju)
Chapter 2: A Study of Māṇḍūkya Kārikā and its Origin
The Yoga of non-contact (Asparśa-Yoga) < [Chapter 5: A Study of Māṇḍūkya Kārikā: Advaita Prakaraṇa]
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)]
Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)