Udgitha, aka: Udgītha; 2 Definition(s)


Udgitha 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.

In Hinduism


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.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

General definition (in Hinduism)

The syllable oṃ (ॐ) is sometimes referred to as the "Udgitha" or "pranava mantra" (primordial mantra).

(Source): Wisdom Library: Hinduism

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