Gunabhadra, Guṇabhadra: 5 definitions


Gunabhadra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

India history and geography

Source: Geography in Ancient Indian inscriptions

Guṇabhadra (गुणभद्र).—The king Guṇabhadra caused to be cut out of the rock the temple of Viṣṇu, which bore the name Mahendra-viṣṇu-gṛha and stood on the bank of Mahendra-taṭāka, situated in Mahedrapura. The city, the tank, and the temple—all were named after Mahedra, the other name of king Guṇabhadra.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Guṇabhadra (गुणभद्र).—[masculine] [Name] of an author.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Guṇabhadra (गुणभद्र):—[=guṇa-bhadra] [from guṇa] m. Name of the author of the Ātmānuśāsana.

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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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