Gomanta; 4 Definition(s)
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Gomanta (गोमन्त).—Name of a minor mountain (kṣudraparvata) situated in Bhārata, a region south of mount Meru, according to the Varāhapurāṇa chapter 85. In the settlements (janapada) along these mountains dwell Āryas and Mlecchas who drink water from the rivers flowing there. Meru is one of the seven mountains located in Jambūdvīpa, which is ruled over by Āgnīdhra, a grandson of Svāyambhuva Manu, who was created by Brahmā, who was in turn created by Nārāyaṇa, the unknowable all-pervasive primordial being, who was created by Brahmā, who was in turn created by Nārāyaṇa, the unknowable all-pervasive primordial being.Source: Wisdom Library: Varāha-purāṇa
1) Gomanta (गोमन्त).—A famous mountain near Dvārakā. This mountain is known as Goma and Raivataka also. Once Śrī Kṛṣṇa went to see Gomanta and on the way met Paraśurāma. (Skandha 10, Bhāgavata). Paraśurāma and Śrī Kṛṣṇa went together and saw this beautiful mountain. Vyāsa has devoted Chapter 40 of Viṣṇu Parva entirely for the description of this mountain of Gomanta. Once Balabhadrarāma caught hold of Jarāsandha on this mountain but let him off.
2) Gomanta (गोमन्त).—A place of habitation lying to the north-east of ancient India. (Śloka 43, Chapter 9, Bhīṣma Parva).
3) Gomanta (गोमन्त).—A mountain of the island of Kuśa. (Śloka 8, Chapter 12, Bhīṣma Parva).Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
Gomanta (गोमन्त).—The hill fortress far south of Mathurā. Kṛṣṇa and Rāma went on a visit to it. At its foot lay Karavīrapura. Its crest was Pravarṣaṇa. Besieged by Jarāsandha on all four sides, Rāma and Kṛṣṇa ascended it and leapt off the hill into the plain to gain Dvārakā unknown to the enemy.1 Sacred to Gomatī.2
- 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. [52 (v) 16], [28 and 32]; [53 (v) 1-5]; 52. 11. [1 and 4], 12-13.
- 2) Matsya-purāṇa 13. 28.
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.
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(-ntaḥ) 1. The name of a mountain. 2. An owner of cattle. 3. A herd of cattle. E. go the earth, man to mind, jha aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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