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Source: Pure Bhakti: Brhad Bhagavatamrtam

Gītagovinda (गीतगोविन्द) refers to:—A Sanskrit masterpiece of highly esoteric and confidential nature about the pastimes of Śrī Śrī Rādhā Kṛṣṇa, composed in the twelfth century by Śrī Jayadeva Gosvāmī. (cf. Glossary page from Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta).

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[«previous next»] — Gitagovinda in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gītagovinda (गीतगोविन्द).—Name of a lyrical drama by Jayadeva.

Derivable forms: gītagovindam (गीतगोविन्दम्).

Gītagovinda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gīta and govinda (गोविन्द).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gītagovinda (गीतगोविन्द).—m. title of an idyllic drama.

Gītagovinda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gīta and govinda (गोविन्द).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gītagovinda (गीतगोविन्द).—[neuter] T. of a poem (lit. Govinda praised in song).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Gītagovinda (गीतगोविन्द) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—in the South called aṣṭapadī, by Jayadeva. Jones. 408. [Mackenzie Collection] 101. Pet. 727. Io. 994. 2229. 2314 (first sarga). W. p. 168. Oxf. 126^b. Paris. (B 113 k). Khn. 40 (and—[commentary]). K. 58. Kh. 84. B. 2, 80. Ben. 34. 35. 39. Bik. 230. 231. Tu7b. 9. Kāṭm. 7 (and—[commentary]). Pheh. 6 (and—[commentary]). Rādh. 21 (and—[commentary]). NW. 612 (and—[commentary]). Oudh. V, 6. Np. Iii, 88. Burnell. 157^b. Bh. 25. P. 9. Bhk. 26. Bhr. 141. 621. Poona. 616. Ii, 91. 93. 253 (and—[commentary]). H. 60. Proceed. Asb. 1865, 140. Taylor. 1, 87. 88. 223. 345. 419. 434. Oppert. 21. 2162. 2560. 4113. 5029. Ii, 911. 8201. 8811. 9716. Rice. 230. Peters. 1, 114. 2, 188. 3, 394.
—[commentary] L. 928. NW. 620. Gu. 3. Oppert. Ii, 4552.
—[commentary] Bālabodhinī. Io. 994. 1184.
—[commentary] Vacanamālikā. Burnell. 158^a.
—[commentary] Bhāvavibhāvinī by Udayanācārya. K. 62.
—[commentary] Ratnamālā by Kamalākara. Paris. (D 261). B. 2, 80. Gu. 3. P. 9.
—[commentary] Rasikapriyā by Kumbhakarṇamahendra. Lahore. 4.
—[commentary] by Kṛṣṇadatta. Io. 197.
—[commentary] by Kṛṣṇadāsa. Sūcīpattra. 8.
—[commentary] Artharatnāvalī by Gopāla. L. 2229.
—[commentary] by Caitanyadāsa. Tu7b. 9.
—[commentary] Padadyotinī by Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa. Io. 118. Oxf. 126^b. L. 1317. K. 60. Kh. 84. B. 2, 80. Oudh. Iii, 10. Burnell. 158^a. Bhr. 141. 621. H. 60. Peters. 1, 114.
—[commentary] Sarvāṅgasundarī by Nārāyaṇadāsa. L. 2968.
—[commentary] by Pītāmbara. B. 2, 80. Gu. 3.
—[commentary] Rasakadambakallolinī by Bhagavaddāsa. Bh. 25.
—[commentary] by Bhāvācārya. Oppert. Ii, 8202.
—[commentary] by Mānāṅka. L. 1397. Peters. 3, 280.
—[commentary] Mādhurī by Rāmatāraṇa. L. 2312.
—[commentary] by Rāmadatta. Rādh. 21.
—[commentary] Sānandagovinda by Paṇḍita Rūpadeva. Burnell. 158^a.
—[commentary] by Lakṣmaṇa Bhaṭṭa. Oppert. 1811. Quoted in Saṃgītanārāyaṇa Oxf. 201^a.
—[commentary] Śrutirañjinī by Lakṣmaṇa Sūri (?). Oppert. Ii, 1708. 6481. 9769.
—[commentary] by Vanamālin Bhaṭṭa. Pet. 727. (Vanamālidāsa). K. 58. B. 2, 80. Peters. 2, 188.
—[commentary] Gītagovindaprathamāṣṭapadīvivṛti by Viṭṭhaladīkṣita. Hall. p. 151. B. 2, 80.
—[commentary] Śrutirañjinī by Viśveśvara Bhaṭṭa. Oppert. 2755. 5846. 5895. Ii, 2586. 2713. 4254.
—[commentary] Rasamañjarī by Śaṅkaramiśra. K. 62. Oudh. Viii, 38.
—[commentary] by Śālinātha. Oudh. Xiv, 28.
—[commentary] Sāhityaratnākara by Śeṣaratnākara. Bik. 230.
—[commentary] Padabhāvārthacandrikā by Śrīkāntamiśra. L. 2846. B. 2, 80. Ben. 39. Oudh. Xiv, 28.
—[commentary] by Śrīharsha (?). Rice. 270.
—[commentary] Gītagovindatilakottama by Hṛdayābharaṇa. W. p. 168.

2) Gītagovinda (गीतगोविन्द):—add Paris. (B 228 I. D 257 Ii. D 261). L. 929. 1397.
—[commentary] read Gu. 4.
—[commentary] Sāhityaratnamālā by Kamalākara. read Gu. 4.
—[commentary] by Caitanyadāsa. add L. 301. 929.
—[commentary] by Tirumala. Burnell. 158^a.
—[commentary] by Pītāmbara. read Gu. 4.
—[commentary] by Lakṣmaṇa Sūri. add Burnell. 158^a. Oppert. I, 5895. read Ii, 1703.
—[commentary] by Viśveśvara. delete Oppert. Ii, 2713.
—[commentary] by Śaṅkaramiśra. add Lahore. 4. read Oudh. Viii, 30.

3) Gītagovinda (गीतगोविन्द):—by Jayadeva. Bl. 265. Cu. add. 1388 (and—[commentary]). 1584. Gb. 59. Oudh. Xx, 56. Xxi, 42 (and—[commentary]). Peters. 4, 26. Rgb. 345. 346. 434. Zdmg. 41, p. Xxxvi.
—[commentary] [anonymous] Stein 68 (inc.).
—[commentary] Anūpodaya, attributed to Anūpasiṃhadeva. Stein 67. 280 (sarga 1. 2).
—[commentary] Rasikapriyā by Kumbhakarṇa. Rgb. 346.
—[commentary] by Cidānanda Bhikṣu. Rgb. 434.
—[commentary] Sāradīpikā by Jagaddhara. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 23.
—[commentary] by Dhṛtikara. Quoted by Ramānātha in Manoramā.
—[commentary] Padadyotinī by Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa. Zdmg. 41, Xxxvi.
—[commentary] by Bhagavaddāsa. Rgb. 345.
—[commentary] by Lakṣmaṇa Sūri. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 23.
—[commentary] by Vanamālin. Peters. 4, 26.
—[commentary] Padābhinayamañjarī, composed by Vāsudeva Vācāsundara under the patronage of Candrasāhi, son of Arjunadāsa of Gaḍhā. Stein 67 (1-8). 281.
—[commentary] Rasamañjarī by Śaṅkaramiśra. Bl. 265.
—[commentary] Padabhāvārthacandrikā by Śrīkāntamiśra. Oudh. Xxii, 60. Stein 67 (1 4).

4) Gītagovinda (गीतगोविन्द):—by Jayadeva. Ulwar 908.
—[commentary] Sāhityaratnamālā by Śeṣa Kamalākara, son of Raṅganātha. Ulwar 910. Extr. 184.
—[commentary] Śaśilekhā by Maithila Kṛṣṇadatta. He makes the poem refer to Śiva. Ulwar 909. Extr. 183.
—[commentary] Bālabodhinī by Caitanyadāsa. Ulwar 912. He wrote another commentary on the same with the title Bhāvārthadīpikā.
—[commentary] Sāradīpikā by Jagaddhara. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 106.
—[commentary] Śrutisārarañjanī by Tirumalarāja. ibid. 100.
—[commentary] Padadyotanikā by Nārāyaṇa Paṇḍita. Ulwar 913.
—[commentary] Rasamañjarī by Śaṅkaramiśra, son of Dineśvaramiśra. Ulwar 911. Extr. 185.

5) Gītagovinda (गीतगोविन्द):—by Jayadeva. Ak 487. 488 (with Bālabodhinī). As p. 55 (4 Mss.). Ashburner 9. Bd. 387-389. 494. 495. Cr. Io. 994. 1212. 2229. 2238. 2214 ([fragmentary]). 2507. 2672. 2789. 2806. 2811. 2933. 3054. 3158. L.. 426-436. Peters. 5, 340. 342-344. Śg. 2, 98. C. L.. 436. Whish 137. C. Bālabodhinī. As p. 55. C. Sāhityaratnamālā by Śeṣa Kamalākara, son of Meṅganātha. Peters. 5, 342. C. by Kumārakhān. As p. 55. C. by Kṛṣṇadatta of Mithilā, son of Bhaveśa. As p. 55. Io. 197. C. Bālabodhinī by Caitanyadāsa. Hpr. 2, 52. Io. 994. 1184 ([fragmentary]). C. Sāradīpikā by Jagaddhara. As p. 55. C. Padadyotanikā by Nārāyaṇa. As p. 55. Bd. 388. Io. 118. 1232. C. Sarvāṅgasundarī by Nārāyaṇadāsa. Hpr. 1, 90. C. Rasakadambakallolinī by Bhagavaddāsa. Io. 3054. L.. 435. Peters. 5, 343. 344. C. by Mānāñka. Bd. 389. Io. 2507. C. Gītagovindaprabodha by Ramākānta, son of Rāmabhadra. Hpr. 1, 91. C. Śrutirañjinī by Lakṣmaṇa (twice called Lakṣmīdhara), son of Yajñeśvara, brother of Koṇḍubhaṭṭa. Bc 208 (8, 1-11, 30). Śg. 2, 99 p. 202. Whish 111, 1. 144. C. by Vanamālin. Bd. 494. C. Rasamañjarī by Śaṅkaramiśra, son of Dineśvaramiśra. Io. 2672. 3158 (1-4, 16). Peters. 5 p. 187. C. by Śālinātha. Bd. 387. C. Padārthacandrikā by Śrīkānta (?). Io. 2811.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gītagovinda (गीतगोविन्द):—[=gīta-govinda] [from gīta] n. ‘Govinda (id est. Kṛṣṇa) celebrated in song’, Name of a lyrical drama by Jayadeva (probably written in the beginning of the twelfth century; it is a mystical erotic poem describing the loves of Kṛṣṇa and the Gopīs, especially of Kṛṣṇa and Rādhā, who is supposed to typify the human soul).

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