Shvetaganga, Śvetagaṅgā, Shveta-ganga: 2 definitions
Shvetaganga 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 Śvetagaṅgā can be transliterated into English as Svetaganga or Shvetaganga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śvetagaṅgā (श्वेतगङ्गा):—[=śveta-gaṅgā] [from śveta > śvit] f. Name of a river, [Kādambarī]
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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Search found 3 books and stories containing Shvetaganga, Shveta-ganga, Śveta-gaṅgā, Sveta-ganga, Śvetagaṅgā, Svetaganga; (plurals include: Shvetagangas, gangas, gaṅgās, Śvetagaṅgās, Svetagangas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 137 - Vikīrṇatīrtha and Śvetodbhava < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 18 - The Greatness of Puruṣottama < [Section 7 - Kriyāyogasāra-Khaṇḍa (Section on Essence of Yoga by Works)]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)