Gosvami, Gosvāmī: 2 definitions
Gosvami means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary
Gosvāmī (गोस्वामी).—A person who has his senses under full control: the title of a person in the renounced order of life, sannyasa. (go-senses + svamī-master) master of the senses.Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)
Gosvāmī (गोस्वामी) refers to “(1) One who is the master of one’s senses, detached from material elements (2) One in the renounced order of life”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
gōsvāmī (गोस्वामी).—m S One who has his passions under subjection. See the popular form gōsāvī.
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.
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Search found 18 books and stories containing Gosvami, Gosvāmī, Gōsvāmī; (plurals include: Gosvamis, Gosvāmīs, Gōsvāmīs). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Nectar of Devotion (by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Text 4 < [Chapter 8 - Aṣṭama-yāma-sādhana (Rātri-līlā–prema-bhajana sambhoga)]
Text 11 < [Chapter 5 - Pañcama-yāma-sādhana (Aparāhna-kālīya-bhajana–kṛṣṇa-āsakti)]
Text 1 < [Chapter 1 - Prathama-yāma-sādhana (Niśānta-bhajana–śraddhā)]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Distinguished Service to the Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava Sampradāya < [Introduction (to the Hindi edition)]
Re-establishing the Doctrine of Parakīyā < [Introduction (to the Hindi edition)]
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 14 - King Citraketu’s Lamentation < [Canto VI - Prescribed Duties for Mankind]
Chapter 6 - The Activities of Lord Rsabhadeva < [Canto V - The Creative Impetus]
Chapter 65 - Lord Balarama Visits Vrndavana < [Canto X - The Summum Bonum]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.1.5 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya: Renunciation]
Verse 1.1.11 < [Chapter 1 - Bhauma: On the Earth]
The Ganesha Purana (abridged) (by Gregory Baily)