Grahapati, Graha-pati: 8 definitions
Grahapati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) the sun.
2) the moon; तस्य विस्तीर्यते राज्यं ज्योत्स्ना ग्रहपतेरिव (tasya vistīryate rājyaṃ jyotsnā grahapateriva) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.118.15.
Derivable forms: grahapatiḥ (ग्रहपतिः).
Grahapati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms graha and pati (पति).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tiḥ) The sun. E. graha a planet. and pati chief.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Grahapati (ग्रहपति).—m. 1. the sun. 2. the moon.
Grahapati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms graha and pati (पति).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Grahapati (ग्रहपति):—[=graha-pati] [from graha > grah] m. = -grāmaṇī, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] the moon, [Mahābhārata xii, 6288] (gṛha-p, B)
3) [v.s. ...] for gṛha-p, [xiii, 4133]
4) [v.s. ...] Calotropis gigantea, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Grahapati (ग्रहपति):—[graha-pati] (tiḥ) 2. m. The sun.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Grahapati (ಗ್ರಹಪತಿ):—[noun] the sun, considered as the chief of planets.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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The Nilamata Purana (by Dr. Ved Kumari)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)