Shivagita, Śivagītā, Shiva-gita: 4 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Śivagītā can be transliterated into English as Sivagita or Shivagita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vedanta (school of philosophy)

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

Śivagītā (शिवगीता) or simply Śiva 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., Śivagītā] 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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[«previous next»] — Shivagita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Śivagītā (शिवगीता) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—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.

Śivagītā has the following synonyms: Īśvaragītā.

2) Śivagītā (शिवगीता):—Khn. 32 (and—[commentary]). K. 36 (and—[commentary]). B. 4, 98. Pheh. 1. Rādh. 7 (and—[commentary]). 29 (and—[commentary]). NW. 496. Poona. Ii, 22 (and—[commentary]). Oppert. 7016. 7500. 7578. Ii, 5276. 5579. 7126. 9764. Rice. 180 (and—[commentary]). Quoted by Sundaradeva W. p. 196.
—from the Padmapurāṇa. Pet. 721. 722. Oxf. 17^a. Hall. p. 123. L. 1488. 1777. Khn. 28. B. 4, 100. Ben. 51. 55. Oudh. V, 4. Burnell. 189^a. Bl. 6. Kāśīn. 28. Bhr. 81. 82. 573. Taylor. 1, 461. Oppert. 1717. 1718. 2213. Ii, 2672. 6610. Peters. 1, 120. Sūcīpattra. 69.
—[commentary] Oppert. 2072. 7239. Rice. 180.
—[commentary] by Ayyājī Bhaṭṭa. Hall. p. 123. L. 1777.
—[commentary] by Takanalāla. NW. 502.
—[commentary] Śivagītātātparyabodhinī by Nārāyaṇa. Oppert. 2071.
—[commentary] by Paraśivendra Sarasvatī. Oppert. Ii, 10000.
—[commentary] by Veṅkaṭādrināyaka. B. 4, 100 (Keladaveṅkaṭanātha). Ben. 51. Oudh. Xiii, 36. Bl. 6. Kāśīn. 28. Peters. 1, 120 (Veṅkaṭeśvara). Sūcīpattra. 69.
—[commentary] by Śaṅkarācārya. Oppert. 1719. 6533. 8292. Ii, 5001. 10189. Rice. 180.

3) Śivagītā (शिवगीता):—from the Bhāgavatapurāṇa. Burnell. 192^a.
—from the Viṣṇudharmottara. Quoted by Hemādri in Pariśeṣakhaṇḍa 2, 74.
—from the Skandapurāṇa. Oppert. Ii, 6470. 6814. 9999. 10188. Rice. 80.

4) Śivagītā (शिवगीता):—in 16 adhyāyāḥ, from the Padmapurāṇa. [Bhau Dāji Memorial] 20. Cu. add. 2101. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 95. Hz. 206. Io. 1422. Rgb. 183. Stein 204.
—[commentary] by Ayyājī Bhaṭṭa. Rgb. 183.
—[commentary] by Paramaśivendra Sarasvatī. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 95.
—[commentary] by Veṅkaṭādrināyaka. [Bhau Dāji Memorial] 20. Cu. add. 2101 (Keladīveṅkaṭanātha). Io. 1422. Stein 204.

5) Śivagītā (शिवगीता):—from the Śivapurāṇa. Stein 215.

6) Śivagītā (शिवगीता):—from the Padmapurāṇa. Ulwar 583. 877.

7) Śivagītā (शिवगीता):—from the Padmapurāṇa. As p. 200. Bc 63. Cs 4, 48. Hpr. 2, 111. Hz. 1080. L.. 229. Peters. 5, 286. Whish 30. C. Śivagītātātparyaprakāśikā by Paramaśivendra Sarasvatī. Hz. 1074. C. by Veṅkaṭādrināyaka. As p. 200. Hpr. 2, 211.

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

Śivagītā (शिवगीता):—[=śiva-gītā] [from śiva] f. Name of a [chapter] of the Padma Purāṇa (propounding the doctrines of Śaivas; it is regarded as a Vedānta treatise, and attributed to Veda-vyāsa) and of various other works ([especially] of chs. of the Bhāgavata and Skanda Purāṇas)

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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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