Udgitha, Udgītha: 8 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Udgītha (उद्गीथ).—The son of Bhūman and Ṛṣikulyā: Begot Prastāva on Devakulyā.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 15. 6; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 14. 67; Vāyu-purāṇa 33. 56.
1b) The son of Bhava.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 1. 37.
1c) A son of Devaki, killed by Kaṃsa. Taken back by Kṛṣṇa to Dvārakā; after being seen by his parents went to heaven.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 85. 51-56.
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
The syllable oṃ (ॐ) is sometimes referred to as the "Udgitha" or "pranava mantra" (primordial mantra).
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Chanting of the Sāmaveda (the office of an Udgātṛ). सामासाद उद्गीथेऽपश्चयः (sāmāsāda udgīthe'paścayaḥ) Av.15.3.8. ŚB. on MS.1.4.44.
2) (The second part of the Sāmaveda; eṣa u vā udgīthaḥ prāṇo vā utprāṇena hīdaṃ sarvamuttabdhaṃ vāgeva gīthoccagīthā ceti sa udgīthaḥ Bṛ. up.1.3.23.) भूयांस उद्गीथविदो वसन्ति (bhūyāṃsa udgīthavido vasanti) U.2.3.
3) Designation of ओम् (om) the three syllabled name of God; ओमित्येदक्षरमुद्गीथमुपासीत (omityedakṣaramudgīthamupāsīta) Ch. Up.1.1.1.
Derivable forms: udgīthaḥ (उद्गीथः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-thaḥ) 1. A portion of the Sama Veda. 2. Designation of the triliteral name of God. 3. Chaunting the Sama Veda. E. ud up, aloud, gai to sing, and thak Unadi aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Udgītha (उद्गीथ).—i. e. ud-gai + tha, n. A portion of the Sāma Veda, [Devīmāhātmya, (ed. Poley.)] 4, 9.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Udgītha (उद्गीथ).—[masculine] ([neuter]) chanting (of the Sāman-hymns).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Udgītha (उद्गीथ) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—a commentator. Quoted by Sāyaṇa on Ṛv. 10, 46, 5.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Udgītha (उद्गीथ):—[=ud-gītha] [from ud-gai] m. ([Uṇādi-sūtra ii, 10]) chanting of the Sāma-veda (especially of the exact Sāma-veda without the additions, the office of the Udgātṛ), [Atharva-veda xi, 7, 5; xv, 3, 8; Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Lāṭyāyana] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] the second part of the Sāma-veda
3) [v.s. ...] Name of a son of Bhuva, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
4) [v.s. ...] of a son of Bhūman (the same?), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
5) [v.s. ...] of a commentator of Vedic texts, [Sāyaṇa]
6) [v.s. ...] the syllable om (the triliteral name of God), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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Ends with: Durudgitha.
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Brahma Sutras (Nimbarka commentary) (by Roma Bose)
Brahma-Sūtra 3.3.53 < [Adhikaraṇa 22 - Sūtras 53-54]
Brahma-Sūtra 3.3.6 (prima facie view) < [Adhikaraṇa 2 - Sūtras 6-9]
Brahma-Sūtra 4.1.6 < [Adhikaraṇa 4 - Sūtra 6]
Brahma Sutras (Shankara Bhashya) (by Swami Vireshwarananda)
Chapter III, Section III, Adhikarana IV < [Section III]
Chapter III, Section III, Adhikarana XXXI < [Section III]
Chapter III, Section III, Adhikarana III < [Section III]
Brahma Sutras (Vedanta Sutras) (by George Thibaut)
III, 3, 55 < [Third Adhyāya, Third Pāda]
III, 3, 6 < [Third Adhyāya, Third Pāda]
IV, 1, 6 < [Fourth Adhyāya, First Pāda]
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter IX - Theology of om in the monads of monotheistic creeds < [The om tat sat]
Chapter X - Duads or duples of the bipartite om in dualistic theories < [The om tat sat]
Chapter VI - Lexical meanings of om < [The om tat sat]
Taittiriya Upanishad (by A. Mahadeva Sastri)
Lesson VIII - Contemplation of Praṇava < [Book I - Shiksha Valli]
Lesson III - Contemplation of Saṃhitā < [Book I - Shiksha Valli]
Lesson VI - Contemplation of Brahman < [Book I - Shiksha Valli]
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)