Gridhravata, Gṛdhravaṭa, Gridhra-vata: 4 definitions



Gridhravata 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 Gṛdhravaṭa can be transliterated into English as Grdhravata or Gridhravata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Gridhravata in Purana glossary
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Gṛdhravaṭa (गृध्रवट) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. II.82.79). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Gṛdhra-vaṭa) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Gridhravata in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gṛdhravaṭa (गृध्रवट):—[=gṛdhra-vaṭa] [from gṛdhra > gṛdh] Name of a Tīrtha, [Varāha-purāṇa clvi.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Gṛdhravaṭa (गृध्रवट):—(gṛdhra + vaṭa) Nomen proprium eines Tīrtha [Mahābhārata 3, 8069.]

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Gṛdhravaṭa (गृध्रवट):—[Oxforder Handschriften 60,a,29.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Gṛdhravaṭa (गृध्रवट):—Nomen proprium eines Tīrtha.

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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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