Ishvaragita, Īśvaragītā, Ishvara-gita: 5 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Īśvaragītā can be transliterated into English as Isvaragita or Ishvaragita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vedanta (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Ishvaragita in Vedanta glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Siva Gita A Critical Study

Īśvaragītā (ईश्वरगीता) or simply Īśvara refers to one of the sixty-four Gītās commonly referred to in Hindu scriptures.—Gītā is the name given to certain sacred writings in verse (often in the form of a dialogue) which are devoted to the exposition of particular religious and theosophical doctrines. Most of these Gītās [i.e., Īśvaragītā] originate from the Mahābhārata or the various Purāṇas.

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Vedanta (वेदान्त, vedānta) refers to a school of orthodox Hindu philosophy (astika), drawing its subject-matter from the Upanishads. There are a number of sub-schools of Vedanta, however all of them expound on the basic teaching of the ultimate reality (brahman) and liberation (moksha) of the individual soul (atman).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ishvaragita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Īśvaragītā (ईश्वरगीता) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—See Bhagavadgītā.

2) Īśvaragītā (ईश्वरगीता):—īśvaragītāḥ from the Uttarakhaṇḍa of the Kūrmapurāṇa. W. p. 128^a. Oxf. 8^a. Hall. p. 125. L. 454. B. 4, 46. Ben. 69. NW. 322. Burnell. 187^b. Poona. 451. Oppert. 6875. 7274. Ii, 6206. Peters. 2, 186. Proceed. Asb. 1871, 282.
—[commentary] by Bhāsurānanda. NW. 310.
—[commentary] by Vijñānabhikṣu. L. 2050.

Īśvaragītā has the following synonyms: Śivagītā.

3) Īśvaragītā (ईश्वरगीता):—from the Kūrmapurāṇa. Bc 63.

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

Īśvaragītā (ईश्वरगीता):—[=īśvara-gītā] [from īśvara > īś] f. [plural] a section of the Kūrma-purāṇa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Ishvaragita in German

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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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