Shriranganatha, Śrīraṅganātha, Shri-ranganatha: 3 definitions


Shriranganatha 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.

The Sanskrit term Śrīraṅganātha can be transliterated into English as Sriranganatha or Shriranganatha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Shodhganga: The significance of the mūla-beras

Śrīraṅganātha or simply Raṅganātha is workshipped as Viṣṇu at the Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangam (Śrī Raṅgam) which represents a sacred place for the worship of Viṣṇu.—According to the sthala-purāṇa: [...] Lord Śrī Raṅganātha became the deity for all the kings of the Chola dynasty.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shriranganatha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Śrīraṅganātha (श्रीरङ्गनाथ) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Vācaspatyavyākhyā, i. e.
—[commentary] on the Bhāmatī. Rice. 170.

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

1) Śrīraṅganātha (श्रीरङ्गनाथ):—[=śrī-raṅga-nātha] [from śrī-raṅga > śrī] m. Name of Viṣṇu, [Horace H. Wilson] (cf. [compound])

2) [v.s. ...] of the author of a [commentator or commentary] on the Bhāmatī ([Catalogue(s)])

context information

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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