Udgitha, aka: Udgītha; 3 Definition(s)
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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)
The syllable oṃ (ॐ) is sometimes referred to as the "Udgitha" or "pranava mantra" (primordial mantra).(Source): Wisdom Library: Hinduism
Languages of India and abroad
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): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Vedānta-sūtras Part II (by George Thibaut)
III, 3, 9 < [Third Adhyāya, Third Pāda]
III, 3, 55 < [Third Adhyāya, Third Pāda]
IV, 1, 6 < [Fourth Adhyāya, First Pāda]
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]
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]
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]
Satapatha Brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
Kāṇḍa XIII, adhyāya 2, brāhmaṇa 3 < [Thirteenth Kāṇḍa]
Kāṇḍa VIII, adhyāya 7, brāhmaṇa 4 < [Eight Kāṇḍa]
Kāṇḍa VIII, adhyāya 1, brāhmaṇa 1 < [Eight Kāṇḍa]
The Brihadaranyaka Upanishad (by Swāmī Mādhavānanda)
Section III - The Prana: Its Glories and Redeeming Power < [Chapter I]
Section I - Yajnavalkya and Asvala < [Chapter III]
Section I - The Infinity of Brahman < [Chapter V]