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Udgitha, aka: Udgītha; 2 Definition(s)


Udgitha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this 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

about this context:

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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