Sarvatraga, Sarvatra-ga: 8 definitions


Sarvatraga means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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»] — Sarvatraga in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Sarvatraga (सर्वत्रग).—A son of Dharmasāvarṇi.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 32.
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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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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Sarvatraga in Mahayana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra

Sarvatraga (सर्वत्रग, “universal cause”) refers to one of the six kinds of causes (hetu) according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra (chapter XXVIII).

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Sarvatraga (सर्वत्रग).—m. air, wind; वायुः सर्वत्रगो महान् (vāyuḥ sarvatrago mahān) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 9.6. -a. allpervading, ommipresent; सर्वत्रगमचिन्त्यं च कूटस्थमचलं ध्रुवम् (sarvatragamacintyaṃ ca kūṭasthamacalaṃ dhruvam) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 12.3.

Derivable forms: sarvatragaḥ (सर्वत्रगः).

Sarvatraga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sarvatra and ga (ग). See also (synonyms): sarvatragāmin.

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

Sarvatraga (सर्वत्रग) or Sarvvatraga.—mfn.

(-gaḥ-gā-gaṃ) All-pervading, going every where. m.

(-gaḥ) Air, wind. E. sarvatra every where, gam to go, ḍa aff.

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

Sarvatraga (सर्वत्रग).—[adjective] = sarvaga.

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

1) Sarvatraga (सर्वत्रग):—[=sarvatra-ga] [from sarvatra > sarva] mf(ā)n. all-pervading, omnipresent, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. air, wind, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of a son of a Manu, [Harivaṃśa; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] of a son of Bhīma-sena, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

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

Sarvatraga (सर्वत्रग):—[sarvatra-ga] (gaḥ) 1. m. Air, wind. a. All-pervading.

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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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