Marutgana, Marutgaṇa, Marut-gana, Marudgana, Marudgaṇa: 8 definitions


Marutgana 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Marutgana in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Marutgaṇa (मरुत्गण).—The seven pieces of Diti's garbha became seven gaṇas in the Vāyu mārga; each originated seven1 gaṇas in turn and thus 49 Marut gaṇas are distinguished; they partake in yajñas especially garuḍa śayana yajña;2 residents of Bhuvarloka;3 part of Viṣṇu;4 see Śakra.

  • 1) Vāyu-purāṇa 30. 99: 64. 2: Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 9. 64 and 70: 21. 40.
  • 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 67. 110, 123-29.
  • 3) Ib. 101. 29.
  • 4) Viṣṇu-purāṇa V. 1. 17.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Marudgaṇa (मरुद्गण) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.164.49) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Marudgaṇa) 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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Marutgana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Marudgaṇa (मरुद्गण).—the host of the gods.

Derivable forms: marudgaṇaḥ (मरुद्गणः).

Marudgaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms marut and gaṇa (गण).

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

Marudgaṇa (मरुद्गण).—1. [masculine] the host of the Maruts.

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Marudgaṇa (मरुद्गण).—2. [adjective] belonging to the host of the Maruts.

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

1) Marudgaṇa (मरुद्गण):—[=marud-gaṇa] [from marud > marut] m. (ifc. f(ā). ) the host or troop of the Maruts, the host of the gods, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Harivaṃśa; Bhartṛhari]

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. being with or attended by the tr° of the M°, [Ṛg-veda]

3) [v.s. ...] m. or n. (?) Name of a Tīrtha, [Mahābhārata]

[Sanskrit to German]

Marutgana 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Marutgana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Marudgaṇa (ಮರುದ್ಗಣ):—[noun] a group of forty-nine vital and minor airs that maintain the functions of the body.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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