Uttaragita, Uttaragītā, Uttara-gita: 6 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vedanta (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Uttaragita in Vedanta glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Siva Gita A Critical Study

Uttaragītā (उत्तरगीता) or simply Uttara refers to one of the sixty-four Gītās commonly referred to in Hindu scriptures.—Gītā is the name given to certain sacred writings in verse (often in the form of a dialogue) which are devoted to the exposition of particular religious and theosophical doctrines. Most of these Gītās [i.e., Uttaragītā] originate from the Mahābhārata or the various Purāṇas.

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Vedanta (वेदान्त, vedānta) refers to a school of orthodox Hindu philosophy (astika), drawing its subject-matter from the Upanishads. There are a number of sub-schools of Vedanta, however all of them expound on the basic teaching of the ultimate reality (brahman) and liberation (moksha) of the individual soul (atman).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Uttaragita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Uttaragītā (उत्तरगीता).—Name of a section of the sixth book of the Mahābhārata.

Uttaragītā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uttara and gītā (गीता).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Uttaragītā (उत्तरगीता) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—three chapters said to be taken from the Bhīṣmaparvan. Hall. p. 122. L. 933. K. 34 (and—[commentary]). B. 4, 46. Tu7b. 6. Haug. 46. Burnell. 186^b. P. 9. Oppert. 2771. Ii, 1035. 2423. 2790. 3594. 6209. 7352. 8169. Rice. 136. Peters. 1, 113. Bp. 271.
—[commentary] Rādh. 25. NW. 280.
—[commentary] by Gauḍapāda. Hall. p. 123. L. 189. 2144. Ben. 60. 68. Burnell. 186^b. Oppert. 1767. 3762. 4930. Ii, 1926. 6210. 6536. 6744. 7353. Rice. 136. Peters. 1, 113.

2) Uttaragītā (उत्तरगीता):—
—[commentary] by Gauḍapāda. add K. 34. read 4390 instead of 4930. Yatirāja, Śankarācārya, Hariharānanda have commented on the Uttaragītā, as stated in the next three lines but one.

3) Uttaragītā (उत्तरगीता):—As p. 29. Bd. 200. 201. Cs 3, 60 (inc.). L.. 899. Peters. 5, 255. 256. 6, 270. Tb. 182 F. Śg. 2, 244. Whish 44. C. by Gauḍapāda. As p. 29. Bd. 201. Cs 3, 60 (inc.). Peters. 5, 255. 256. 6, 270. Śg. 2, 145.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Uttaragītā (उत्तरगीता):—[=uttara-gītā] [from uttara > ut-tama] f. Name of a section of the sixth book of the Mahābhārata.

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Uttaragita in German

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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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