Gopikagita, Gopikāgītā, Gopika-gita: 1 definition



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In Hinduism

Vedanta (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Gopikagita in Vedanta glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Siva Gita A Critical Study

Gopikāgītā (गोपिकागीता) or simply Gopikā refers to one of the sixty-four Gītās commonly referred to in Hindu scriptures.—Gītā is the name given to certain sacred writings in verse (often in the form of a dialogue) which are devoted to the exposition of particular religious and theosophical doctrines. Most of these Gītās [i.e., Gopikāgītā] originate from the Mahābhārata or the various Purāṇas.

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Vedanta (वेदान्त, vedānta) refers to a school of orthodox Hindu philosophy (astika), drawing its subject-matter from the Upanishads. There are a number of sub-schools of Vedanta, however all of them expound on the basic teaching of the ultimate reality (brahman) and liberation (moksha) of the individual soul (atman).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Gopikagita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Gopikāgītā (गोपिकागीता) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—See Gopīgītā.

2) Gopikāgītā (गोपिकागीता):—from the 12th skandha of the Bhāgavatapurāṇa. Rādh. 43. Haug. 44. Burnell. 192^a.

Gopikāgītā has the following synonyms: Gopīgītā.

3) Gopikāgītā (गोपिकागीता):—from the tenth Skandha of the Bhāgavatapurāṇa. Gb. 47. Stein 208.

Gopikāgītā has the following synonyms: Gopīgītā.

4) Gopikāgītā (गोपिकागीता):—Śg. 2, 238. See Bhāgavatapurāṇa.

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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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