Hamsaguhya, Haṃsaguhya, Hamsa-guhya: 2 definitions
Hamsaguhya 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Haṃsaguhya (हंसगुह्य).—A sacred hymn of Dakṣa in praise of Hari.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VI. 4. 22.
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-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Haṃsaguhya (हंसगुह्य).—Name of a particular hymn; अस्तौषीद्धंसगुह्येन भगवन्त- मधोक्षजम् (astauṣīddhaṃsaguhyena bhagavanta- madhokṣajam) Bhāg.6.4.22.
Derivable forms: haṃsaguhyam (हंसगुह्यम्).
Haṃsaguhya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms haṃsa and guhya (गुह्य).
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Hamsaguhyastotra.
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The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 4 - The Hamsa-guhya Prayers Offrered to the Lord by Prajapati Daksa < [Canto VI - Prescribed Duties for Mankind]