Gopicandana, aka: Gōpīcandana, Gopīcandana; 3 Definition(s)
Gopicandana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Gopichandana.
India history and geogprahy
Gopīcandana.—(IA 16), a kind of coloured earth. Note: gopīcandana is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
gōpīcandana (गोपीचंदन).—n S pop. gōpacandana n White clay.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
(-naṃ) A species of white clay, said to be brought from Dwaraka and used by the worshippers of Vishnu to smear their faces with. E. gopī, and candana Sandal.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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The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 29 - The Importance of Gopīcandana < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 67 - The Importance of Gopikācandana < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 35 - The Vow of Unmīlanī < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]