Gridhrakuta, Gṛdhrakuṭa, Gṛdhrakūṭa, Gridhra-kuta: 7 definitions
Gridhrakuta 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 terms Gṛdhrakuṭa and Gṛdhrakūṭa can be transliterated into English as Grdhrakuta or Gridhrakuta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Gṛdhrakūṭa (गृध्रकूट).—Name of a mountain near Rājagṛha.
Derivable forms: gṛdhrakūṭaḥ (गृध्रकूटः).
Gṛdhrakūṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gṛdhra and kūṭa (कूट).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gṛdhrakūṭa (गृध्रकूट) or Citrakūṭa.—m. names of mountains, [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 17; [Hitopadeśa] 18, 6; [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 1, 30.
Gṛdhrakūṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gṛdhra and kūṭa (कूट).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gṛdhrakūṭa (गृध्रकूट).—[masculine] vulture-peak ([Name] of a mountain).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gṛdhrakūṭa (गृध्रकूट):—[=gṛdhra-kūṭa] [from gṛdhra > gṛdh] m. ‘vulture-peak’, Name of a mountain near Rājagṛha, [Mahābhārata xii, 1797; Lalita-vistara] etc., [Hitopadeśa]
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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 (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.
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Starts with: Gridhrakutaparvata.
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