Gosvamin, Gosvāmin, Go-svamin: 9 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gosvāmin (गोस्वामिन्).—m.

1) an owner of cows.

2) a religious mendicant.

3) an honorary title affixed to proper names; (e. g. vopadevagosvāmin).

Gosvāmin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms go and svāmin (स्वामिन्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gosvāmin (गोस्वामिन्).—m. (-mī) 1. The master or possessor of herds. 2. A holy man, a religious personage and teacher; in common language, a Gossawami. E. go kine, or an organ of sense, and svāmin a lord or master. gavāṃ svāmini .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gosvāmin (गोस्वामिन्).—m. 1. the owner of cattle, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 231. 2. a holy man, used after proper names, as a honorary title.

Gosvāmin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms go and svāmin (स्वामिन्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gosvāmin (गोस्वामिन्).—[masculine] the owner of a cow.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Gosvāmin (गोस्वामिन्) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Bālabodhinī Amarakośaṭīkā. K. 92.

2) Gosvāmin (गोस्वामिन्):—Tithilalli jy. B. 4, 148.

3) Gosvāmin (गोस्वामिन्):—Nārāyaṇacaritramālā. Oudh. V, 26. Bhaktirasāmṛta. Quoted by Rādhāmohana L. 1192. Bhāgavatapurāṇaṭīkā. Rādh. 40.

4) Gosvāmin (गोस्वामिन्):—Gādādharīṭīkā [nyāya] NW. 342. Anumitibṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Iii, 78. Avachedakatvaniruktibṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Iii, 82. Asiddhapūrvapakṣagranthabṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Ii, 34. Asiddhasiddhāntagranthabṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Ii, 26. Udāharaṇalakṣaṇabṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Ii, 40. Upādhidūṣakatābījabṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Ii, 40. Upādhisiddhāntagranthabṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Ii, 38. Kūṭāghaṭitalakṣaṇabṛhaṭṭipaṇa. Np. Ii, 24. Iii, 112. Tarkagranthabṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Ii, 16. Tṛtīyamiśralakṣaṇabṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Iii, 14. Dvitīyacakravartilakṣaṇabṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Iii, 84. Dvitīyapragalbhalakṣaṇabṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Iii, 72. Dvitīyamiśralakṣaṇabṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Iii, 12. Pakṣatāsiddhāntagranthabṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Ii, 36. Pañcalakṣaṇībṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Iii, 78. Parāmarśapūrvapakṣagranthabṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Iii, 4. Puchalakṣaṇabṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Iii, 112. Pūrvapakṣagranthabṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Iii, 54. Pratijñālakṣaṇabṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Ii, 28. Bādhapūrvapakṣagranthabṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Ii, 46. Bādhasiddhāntagranthabṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Ii, 46. Viruddhapūrvapakṣagranthabṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Iii, 72. Viśeṣaniruktibṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Iii, 80. Satpratipakṣasiddhāntagranthabṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Ii, 34. Savyabhicārapūrvapakṣagranthabṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Ii, 30. Sāmānyaniruktibṛhaṭṭippaṇa. Np. Ii, 30.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Gosvāmin (गोस्वामिन्):—[=go-svāmin] [from go] m. the master or possessor of a cow or of cows, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Manu-smṛti viii, 231; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]; a religious mendicant (commonly gosāin cf. [Religious Thought and Life in India] pp. 87; 135; 142; also affixed as a honorary title to proper names e.g. vopadeva-g)

2) [v.s. ...] ‘lord of cows’, Kṛṣṇa, [Horace H. Wilson]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gosvāmin (गोस्वामिन्):—[go-svāmin] (mī) 5. m. The master or possessor of herds.

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