Guruparampara, Guruparamparā, Guru-parampara: 4 definitions
Guruparampara 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Guruparamparā (गुरुपरम्परा).—The origin of the Vedas and the lineage of Gurus is given below: Origin of the Vedas. At the time of creation the Veda was born from the face of God. It contained a lakh of granthas with four pādas like Ṛk. From the Veda were born the ten yajñas. The Veda was originally one. It was Vyāsa who divided it into four divisions resulting in the four Vedas. (See full article at Story of Guruparamparā from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)
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.
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)
Guruparamparā (गुरुपरम्परा) refers to “system of disciplic succession in which divine knowledge is transmitted from śrī guru to a fully surrendered disciple”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhajana-rahasya - 2nd Edition
Guruparamparā (गुरुपरम्परा) refers to:—The disciplic succession through which spiritual knowledge is transmitted by bona fide spiritual masters. (cf. Glossary page from Bhajana-Rahasya).Source: Pure Bhakti: Brhad Bhagavatamrtam
Guruparamparā (गुरुपरम्परा) refers to:—The disciplic succession through which spiritual knowledge is transmitted by bona fide spiritual masters. (cf. Glossary page from Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta).
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Guruparaṃparā (गुरुपरंपरा) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[tantric] Np. Vii, 50. Taylor. 1, 468.
2) Guruparaṃparā (गुरुपरंपरा):—of the Rāmānuja sect. Bp. 8.
—a list of the teachers from Raṅgācārya to Lakṣmīnārāyaṇa. Bp. 8.
—a list of the gurus of the Mādhva sect ending with Satyanātha. Burnell. 110^a.
3) Guruparaṃparā (गुरुपरंपरा):—a list of the followers of Vallabhācārya, by Nimbārka. Np. Vii, 62.
4) Guruparaṃparā (गुरुपरंपरा):—by Viṣṇuyatīndra. Rice. 230.
5) Guruparaṃparā (गुरुपरंपरा):—Ulwar 2115. No statement of what sort of gurus.
6) Guruparamparā (गुरुपरम्परा):—the gurus of the Nimbārka school. Ak 288 (inc.).
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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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 1 - The Chronology of the Āḻvārs < [Chapter XVII - The Āḻvārs]
Part 1 - Teachers and Pupils of the Nimbārka School < [Chapter XXI - The Nimbārka School of Philosophy]
Part 1 - The Aḻagiyas from Nāthamuni to Rāmānuja < [Chapter XVIII - An Historical and Literary Survey of the Viśiṣṭādvaita School of Thought]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 4.1 < [Chapter 4 - Jñāna-Yoga (Yoga through Transcendental Knowledge)]
Verse 18.75 < [Chapter 18 - Mokṣa-yoga (the Yoga of Liberation)]
Introduction (Śrīmad Bhagavad-gītā) < [Introduction (to the Hindi edition)]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Text 32 < [Chapter 1 - Prathama-yāma-sādhana (Niśānta-bhajana–śraddhā)]
Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)