Griddhrika, Gṛddhrikā: 1 definition


Griddhrika 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.

The Sanskrit term Gṛddhrikā can be transliterated into English as Grddhrika or Griddhrika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous (G) next»] — Griddhrika in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Gṛddhrikā (गृद्ध्रिका).—A bird. Kaśyapa begot of his wife Tāmrā, the six birds namely Kākī, Śyenī, Bhāsī, Gṛddhrikā, Śuci and Grīvā. (Agni Purāṇa, Chapter 19)

Purana book cover
context information

The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

Discover the meaning of griddhrika or grddhrika in the context of Purana from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: