Gotami, aka: Gotamī; 3 Definition(s)


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India history and geogprahy

Gotamī (गोतमी) is the name of a river mentioned in the Nīlamatapurāṇa. The Gotamī according to the Godāvarī Māhātmya flows from the Vārāhaparvata. Gomatī mentioned in v. 1255 of the Nīlamata is probably a misreading for Gotamī of v. 1152.

Source: Nilamata Purana: a cultural and literary study (history)
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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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gotamī : (f.) a woman of the Gotama clan.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gotamī (गोतमी).—Ahalyā, wife of गोतम (gotama).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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