Nandagopa, aka: Nanda-Gopa, Nandagopā; 4 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purana

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Nandagopa (नन्दगोप).—Foster-father of Śrī Kṛṣṇa. Previous birth. There are two stories about the previous birth of Nandagopa. (See full article at Story of Nandagopa from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Nandagopa (नन्दगोप).—See Nanda.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 212; Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 206.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Nandagopa (नन्दगोप).—See Nanda.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 212; Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 206.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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context information

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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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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A serving woman of Devagabbha.

Her husband was Andhakavenu. She bore ten daughters, their births coinciding with those of ten sons to Devagabbha, and exchanged her daughters for the latters sons.

These, because they were adopted by her husband, came to be known as Andhavenhudasaputta. J.iv.79ff.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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