Goparashtra, Goparāṣṭra: 5 definitions


Goparashtra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Goparāṣṭra can be transliterated into English as Goparastra or Goparashtra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Goparashtra in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Goparāṣṭra (गोपराष्ट्र).—A place of habitation in the north-east part of ancient India. (Śloka 44, Chapter 9, Bhīṣma Parva).

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Goparāṣṭra (गोपराष्ट्र) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.42) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Goparāṣṭra) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Goparashtra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Goparāṣṭra (गोपराष्ट्र):—[=go-pa-rāṣṭra] [from go-pa] m. [plural] Name of a people, [Mahābhārata vi, 351.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Goparashtra in German

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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.

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