Sarvaga, Sarvagā, Sarva-ga: 10 definitions

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Sarvaga 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

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Kubjikāmata-tantra

Sarvagā (सर्वगा):—One of the sixteen yoginīs representing the sixteen petals of the Dūtīcakra. The sixteen petals comprise the outer furnishment, whereupon the abode of the Dūtīs is situated. The Dūtīs refer to the eighty-one “female messengers/deties” of the Dūtīcakra.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Sarvaga (सर्वग).—Son of Bhīmasena by his wife Balandharā. (Ādi Parva, Chapter 95, Verse 77)

Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Sarvaga (सर्वग) refers to “all-pervasive” and is used to describe Śiva, in the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.15. Accordingly as Brahmā narrated to Nārada:—“[...] On arrival there, after paying respects to the lord [Śiva] with great excitement we lauded Him with various hymns with palms joined in reverence. The Devas said: [...] Obeisance to the formless Being of immense form, the great, of unlimited power, the lord of the three worlds, the witness of all and all-pervasive (sarvaga)”.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Sarvaga (सर्वग).—A son of Kāśī and Bhīma.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 50. 54; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 20. 46.

1b) A mountain kingdom.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 114. 55.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Sarvaga (सर्वग) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.90.84) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Sarvaga) 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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sarvaga (सर्वग).—a. all-pervading, omnipresent. (-gaḥ) 1 Śiva.

2) the Supreme Being.

3) Brahman.

4) the spirit, soul.

-gam water.

Sarvaga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sarva and ga (ग).

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Sarvagā (सर्वगा).—the plant called प्रियङ्गु (priyaṅgu).

Sarvagā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sarva and (गा).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sarvaga (सर्वग) or Sarvvaga.—mfn.

(-gaḥ-gā-gaṃ) Going every where, all-pervading. n.

(-gaṃ) Water. m.

(-gaḥ) 1. Siva. 2. Brahma. 3. Soul, spirit. 4. Air, wind. f.

(-gā) A plant, commonly Priyangu. E. sarva all, ga what goes.

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

Sarvaga (सर्वग).—[sarva-ga], I. adj. All-pervading. Ii. m. 1. Brahman. 2. Śiva. 3. Soul, spirit. Iii. n. Water.

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

Sarvaga (सर्वग).—[adjective] going everywhere, all-pervading, omnipresent, universal.

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

1) Sarvaga (सर्वग):—[=sarva-ga] [from sarva] mfn. all-pervading, omnipresent (-tva n.), [Upaniṣad; Mahābhārata; Yājñavalkya] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. the universal soul, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] spirit, soul, w.

4) [v.s. ...] Name of Brahman, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] of Śiva, [ib.]

6) [v.s. ...] of a son of Bhīma-sena, [Mahābhārata]

7) [v.s. ...] of a son of Paurṇamāsa, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

8) [v.s. ...] of a son of Manu Dharma-sāvarṇika, [ib.]

9) Sarvagā (सर्वगा):—[=sarva-gā] [from sarva-ga > sarva] f. the Priyaṅgu plant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

10) Sarvaga (सर्वग):—[=sarva-ga] [from sarva] n. water, [ib.]

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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. 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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