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abhragaṅgāf. the celestial gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
ākāśagamf(ā-)n. going through the atmosphere (as the gaṅgā-;See -gaṅgā-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
ākāśagaṅgāf. the gaṅgā- flowing down from the sky View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
alakanandāf. Name of a river that runs from the himālaya- mountains and falls into the gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
antarvedīf. the Doab or district between the gaṅgā- and yamunā- rivers View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
ānugaṅgyamfn. (fr. anu-gaṅga-), being along the gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
ardhagaṅgāf. "half the gaṅgā-", Name of the river kāverī- (see ardhajāhnavī-below) . View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
ardhajāhnavīf. equals gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aśvakandikāf. equals -ganghā- , q.v View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aśvatīrthan. Name of a place of pilgrimage near kānyakubja- on the gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
bālakṛṣṇam. Name of a man also called gaṅgā-dhara- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
bhagavatpadīf. Name of the source of the gaṅgā- (said to have sprung from viṣṇu-'s foot or from an aperture made in the mundane egg by the toe-nail of viṣṇu-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
bhagīratham. (prob. fr. bhagin-+ ratha-,"having a glorious chariot"), Name of an ancient king (son of dilīpa- and great-grandfather of sagara-, king of ayodhyā-;he brought down the sacred gaṅgā- from heaven to earth and then conducted this river to the ocean in order to purify the ashes of his ancestors, the 60,000 sons of sagara-; see ) etc.
bhagīrathakanyāf. "daughter of bhagī-ratha-", Name of gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
bhāgīrathīnātham. "lord or husband of bhāgīrathī- id est of gaṅgā- ", Name of the ocean View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
bhaṭṭaprayāgam. "the chief place of sacrifice", the spot where the yamunā- falls into the gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
bhīṣmam. Name of a son of śāṃtanu- and gaṅgā- (in the great war of the bharata-s he took the side of the sons of dhṛtarāṣṭra- against the sons of pāṇḍu-, and was renowned for his continence, wisdom, bravery, and fidelity to his word see and ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
bhīṣmajananīf. " bhīṣma-'s mother", Name of gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
campūf. a kind of elaborate composition in which the same subject is continued through alternations in prose and verse (gadya-and padya-) (see gaṅgā--, nala--.) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
chandogovindan. gaṅgā-dāsa-'s work on metre. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
chandomañjarif. gaṅgā-dāsa-'s work on metre. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
chandomañjarīf. gaṅgā-dāsa-'s work on metre. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
cillim. a kind of bird of prey (see cilla-and gāṅgacillī-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
daśaharāf. "taking away the 10 sins", the gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
daśaharāf. a festival in honour of the gaṅgā- (on the 10th day of jyaiṣṭha-, ;now held in honour of durgā- in month aśvin-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
devaṭṭīf. a sort of gull (equals gaṅgācillī-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gaganasindhuf. the heavenly gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
galānilam. (equals gaṅgāteya-) a prawn or shrimp View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gāndinīf. Name of gaṅgā- (varia lectio ndhinī-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gāndinīsutam. (equals gāṅgāyani-) bhīṣma- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gaṅgāf. ( gam- ) "swift-goer", the river Ganges (personified and considered as the eldest daughter of himavat- and menā- ;as the wife of śāntanu- and mother of bhīṣma- ;or as one of the wives of dharma- ;there is also a gaṅgā- in the sky[ ākāśa--or vyoma-g-,qq. vv.; see khāpagā-, gaganāpagā-etc.] and one below the earth ; bhagī-ratha- is said to have conducted the heavenly gaṅgā- down to the earth, )
gaṅgāf. in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound' See dviveda-gaṅga-. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gāṅgam. (gaRa śivādi-) metron. of bhīṣma- (see gāṅgāyani-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gaṅgadāsam. Name of the author of a commentator or commentary on the poem khaṇḍa-praśasti- (see gaṅgā-a-.) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gaṅgāhradam. see gāṅga- with hrada-. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gaṅgājam. "the son of gaṅgā-", Name of the deity kārttikeya- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gaṅgākṣetran. "the sacred district of the gaṅgā-" id est the river Ganges and two krośa-s on either of the banks (all dying within such limits go to heaven whatever their crimes) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gaṅgāmaham. "a kind of festival" see gāṅgāmahika-. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gāṅgāmahikamfn. fr. gaṅgā-maha- Va1rtt. 1 View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gaṅgāṣṭakan. a hymn consisting of 8 verses and addressed to gaṅgā- whilst bathing, View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gaṅgāṣṭaka(-), 8 verses addressed to gaṅgā-. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gāṅgaṭam. equals gaṅgāṭeya- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gāṅgaṭakam. equals gaṅgāṭeya- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gāṅgaṭeyam. equals gaṅgāṭeya- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gāṅgāyanim. bhīṣma- (son of śāntanu-'s first wife gaṅgā-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gāṅgāyanim. skanda- (generated from śiva-'s vivifying principle first cast into agni- and afterwards received by gaṅgā-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gāṅgeyam. (gaRa śubhrādi- and ; equals gāṅgāyani-) bhīṣma- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gāṅgīf. Name of durgā- (vv.ll. gārgī-and gaṅgā-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gāṅgyamfn. belonging to the Ganges (varia lectio gāṅga-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
girigaṅgāf. "the mountain gaṅgā-", Name of a river. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
haimavatīmf(-)n. patronymic of gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
haridvāran. " viṣṇu-'s gate", Name of a celebrated town and sacred bathing-place (commonly called Hardvar, where the Ganges finally leaves the mountains for the plains of Hindustan, whence it is sometimes called Gangadvara;it is called " hari-'s gate", as leading to vaikuṇṭha- or viṣṇu-'s heaven) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
himālayam. "abode of snow", the himālaya- range of mountains (bounding India on the north and containing the highest elevations in the world;in mythology personified as husband of menā- or menakā- [by whom he had a son maināka-] and father of pārvatī-,"daughter of the Mountain", and of gaṅgā-, who, as the personified Ganges, is generally regarded as his eldest daughter) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
hradam. (once n.; in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound' f(ā-).rather to be connected with hlād-,but see hrād-;for 2. hrada-See p.1307) a large or deep piece of water, lake, pool (rarely applied to the sea;with gāṅga-,"the water of the Ganges") etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
jagannātham. Name of the authors (of rekhā-gaṇita-;of ;of rasa-gaṅgādhara-;of the vivāda-bhaṅgārṇava- compiled at the end of the last century) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
jāhnavīf. "daughter of jahnu- (q.v) ", the gaṅgā- (metrically vi-, ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
jahnum. of a himālaya- cavern (from which the gaṅgā- is bursting forth) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
jahnukanyāf. " jahnu-'s daughter", gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
jambūnadīf. (equals jāmb-) Name of one of the 7 arms of the heavenly gaṅgā-, View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
jyeṣṭhāf. gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kālīf. (with or without gaṅgā-) Name of a river View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kalyāṇam. of the author of the poem gītā-gaṅgā-dhara- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kanyakubjan. (f(ā-). ), Name of an ancient city of great note (in the north-western provinces of India, situated on the kālī nadī-,a branch of the gaṅgā-, in the modern district of Farrukhabad;the popular spelling of the name presents, perhaps, greater variations than that of any place in India[ exempli gratia, 'for example' Kanauj,Kunnoj,Kunnouj,Kinoge,Kinnoge,Kinnauj,Kanoj,Kannauj,Kunowj,CanowjCanoje,Canauj,etc.];in antiquity this city ranks next to ayodhyā- in Oude;it is known in classical geography as Canogyza;but the name applies also to its dependencies and the surrounding district;the current etymology[ kanyā-,"a girl", shortened to kanya-,and kubja-,"round-shouldered or crooked"] refers to a legend in ,relating to the hundred daughters of kuśanābha-, the king of this city, who were all rendered crooked by vāyu- for non-compliance with his licentious desires;the ruins of the ancient city are said to occupy a site larger than that of London) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kapiladhārāf. Name of the gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
karṇaprayāgam. Name of the confluence of the rivers gaṅgā- and Pindur. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kārttikeyam. Name of a son of śiva- and pārvatī- (popularly regarded as god of war, because he leads the gaṇa-s or hosts of śiva- against the demon hostsSee p.213; according to to one legend he was son of śiva- without the intervention of pārvatī-, the generative energy of śiva- being cast into the fire and then received by the Ganges, whence he is sometimes described as son of agni- and gaṅgā-;when born he was fostered by the six kṛttikā-s q.v,and these offering their six breasts to the child he became six-headed;he is also called kumāra-, skanda-, and subrahmaṇya-;his N. kārttikeya- may be derived from his foster mothers or from the month kārttika- as the best for warfare: in the and elsewhere he is regarded as presiding over thieves) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kāverīf. Name of a river in the Dekhan (according to to a legend[ ] daughter of yuvanāśva- and wife of jahnu-, changed by her father's curse from one half of the gaṅgā- into the river kāverī-, therefore also called ardha-gaṅgā- or -ja1hnavi1) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
khagaṅgāf. the gaṅgā- (Ganges) of the sky View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kirātam. of the river gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kirātam. of the celestial gaṅgā- as river of svarga- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kirātif. (equals kirātī-), Name of gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kṛṣṇāf. (with or without gaṅgā-) Name of the river Kistna View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kumārasūf. (ūs-) "the mother of the god of war", Name of the river gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
mahābhadrāf. Name of the gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
mahāgaṅgāf. "the great gaṅgā-", Name of a river View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
mahiṣīf. (with samudrasya-), Name of the gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
nākanadīf. "the river of heaven", the heavenly gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
nākanadīf. the earthly gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
nākāpagāf. the heavenly gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
nandinīf. of gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
nārāyaṇīf. of gaṅgā- and gaṇḍakī- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
nilimpanirjharīf. Name of gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
padmasnuṣāf. () Name of gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pāregaṅgamind. on the other side of the gaṅgā-, beyond the Ganges View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
parṇaśālāf. Name of a great settlement of Brahmans in madhya-deśa- between the yamunā- and gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pāvanam. the Ganges or the goddess gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
poviyam. Name of the father of gaṅga-dāsa- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prāgāṅgam wrong reading for prāggaṅgam- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prāgāṅgamind. prob. w.r. for -gaṅgam-,"east of the Ganges" View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prājāpatyam. Name of the confluence of the gaṅgā- and yamunā- (see ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pratāpavilāsam. Name (also title or epithet) of a nāṭaka- by gaṅgā-dhara-. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prātastrivargāf. Name of the river gaṅgā- () View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pratiind. in the vicinity of, near, beside, at, on (exempli gratia, 'for example' yūpam pr-,near the sacrificial post ; gaṅgām pr-,at or on the Ganges ; etat pr-,at this point ; āyodhanam pr-,on the field of battle ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pratiṣṭhānan. Name of a town at the confluence of the gaṅgā- and yamunā- (on the left bank of the gaṅgā- opposite to Allahabad, the capital of the early kings of the lunar dynasty) etc. () View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prayāgam. "place of sacrifice", Name of a celebrated place of pilgrimage (now called Allahabad) at the confluence of the gaṅgā- and yamunā- with the supposed subterranean sarasvatī- (also -ka- ; see tri-veṇī-; in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound' also in deva--pilgrimage, rudra--pilgrimage, karṇa- pilgrimage and nanda--pilgrimage) etc. (see ;as Name of a country ; plural the inhabitants of prayāga- ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
puraṃdarāf. Name of gaṅgā- or another river View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pūrvagaṅgāf. "eastern gaṅgā-", Name of the narmadā- or revā- river View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
ravipriyāf. Name of dākṣāyaṇī- in gaṅgā-dvāra- (varia lectio rati-priyā-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
revatmfn. brilliant, splendid, beautiful ( revat /at- ind.) (here applied to the gaṅgā-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śabdapāṭham. a collection of paradigms of declension, by gaṅgā-dhara-. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
sagaram. Name of a king of the solar race, sovereign of ayodhyā- (son of bāhu-;he is said to have been called sa-gara-, as born together with a poison given to his mother by the other wife of his father;he was father of asamañja- by keśinī- and of sixty thousand sons by su-mati-;the latter were turned into a heap of ashes by the sage kapila- [see bhagīratha-],and their funeral ceremonies could only be performed by the waters of gaṅgā- to be brought from heaven for the purpose of purifying their remains;this was finally accomplished by the devotion of bhagīratha-, who having led the river to the sea, called it sāgara- in honour of his ancestor: sagara- is described as having subdued the śaka-s, yavana-s, and other barbarous tribes; plural"the sons of sagara-") etc. ()
sāgaragāsutam. "son of gaṅgā-", metron. of bhīṣma- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śailarājaf. patronymic of gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śailedraduhitṛf. "daughter of himālaya-", Name of pārvatī- and of gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śailedrajāf. Name of the gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śaṃkaradīkṣitam. Name of a writer of the last century (son of dīkṣita- bāla-kṛṣṇa-;author of the gaṅgāvatāra-campū-prabandha-, pradyumna-vijaya-, and, śaṃkara-ceto-vilāsa-). View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
samṛddhinmfn. prosperous, happy, blessed (said of gaṅgā-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śaṃtanum. (also written śāṃtanu-) Name of an ancient king with the patronymic kauravya- (he was fourteenth descendant of kuru-, son of pratīpa- and younger brother of devāpi-, and usurped the sovereignty whilst the latter became a hermit;he married gaṅgā- and satya-vatī-;by the former he had a son named bhīṣma-, and by the latter citrāṅgada- and vicitravīrya- see ) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
saṃtoṣāf. Name of the mother of gaṅgā-dāsa- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śanairgaṅgamind. where the gaṅgā- flows slowly View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
saptamīf. (of saptam/a-above) the 7th tithi- or lunar day of the fortnight (on which day in the light fortnight there is a festival in honour of the 7th digit, of the moon;often in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound' See gaṅgā-s-, jayantīs-) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
sarayuf. Name of a well-known river (commonly called Surjoo;on which stood the ancient city ayodhyā-[ see ];it is a tributary of the Gogra [see gharghara-],and in is mentioned along with the rivers sarasvatī-, sindhu-, gaṅgā-, yamunā-, and śutudrī-).
saritsutam. "river-son", Name of bhīṣma- (son of gaṅgā-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śivaprasādam. (with tarka-pañcānana-) Name of the father of gaṅgā-dhara- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
supattrīf. a kind of plant (equals gaṅgā-pattrī-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
svarāpagāf. "river of heaven" equals -gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śyāmāf. of a daughter of meru- (an incarnation of gaṅgā-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
tarkāmṛtacaṣakam. Name of a Comm. on that manual by gaṅgārāma- jaṭī- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
tīrthakāśikāf. Name of work by gaṅgā-dhara-. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
tridaśadīrghikāf. "heavenly lake", gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
tridaśanadīf. "heavenly river", gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
tridhāramf(ā-)n. three-streamed (gaṅgā-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
ugraśekharāf. "crest of śiva-", Name of the gaṅgā-. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
uktapuṃskaa (feminine or neuter) word of which also a masculine is mentioned or exists (and whose meaning only differs from that of the masculine by the notion of gender; exempli gratia, 'for example' the word gaṅgā-is not ukta-puṃska-,whereas such words as śubhra-and grāma-ṇī-are so; see bhāṣita-puṃska-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
unmattagaṅgamind. where the gaṅgā- roars View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vālmīkim. Name of the authors of various works (the yoga-vāsiṣṭha-, the adbhuta-rāmāyaṇa-, and the gaṅgāṣṭaka-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vasun. (in veda- genitive case v/asos-, v/asvas-and v/asunas-;also plural,exceptionally m.) wealth, goods, riches, property etc. ( vasoṣpati soṣ-pati- m.prob."the god of wealth or property" [ asoṣ-p-,"the god of life"]; vasordhārā sor-dh/ārā- f."stream of wealth", Name of a particular libation of ghṛta- at the agni-cayana- etc.;of the wife of agni- ;of the heavenly gaṅgā- ;of sacred bathing-place ;of a kind of vessel ; vasordhārāprayoga sor-dh/ārā-prayoga- m.Name of work) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vibudhataṭinīf. "river of the gods", the gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
viśvāsadevīf. Name of the patroness of vidyā-pati- (to whom he dedicated his gaṅgā-vākyāvalī-, a work on the worship of the water of the Ganges) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
viśvāvatīf. (atī-) Name of the gaṅgā- (equals viśvam avantī pālayantī- ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vṛddhagaṅgāf. Name of a river (commonly called the Budi gaṅgā-), View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vyomasaritf. equals -gaṅgā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
yātrāf. going on a pilgrimage (see gaṅgā--and tīrtha-y-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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mugdhabodhaṭīkāa commentary work on Mugdhabodha;the name is given to commentaries written by Ramatarkavagisa(called मुग्धबोधपरिशिष्ट }, by Radhavallabha (called सुबोधिनी), . by Gangadhara (called सेतुसंग्रह ), by Durgadasa, by Dayarama and by Ramananda.
vyākaraṇaratnāvalīa short work on grammar written by विद्यारत्न गौरमॊदन. व्याकरणसंग्रह a small grammar work written by a grammar scholar Gangadhara which is based upon the Mugdhabodha of Bopadeva.
setusaṃgrahaname of a commentary on Bopadeva's Mugdhabodha Grammar written by a grammarian named Gangadhara.
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jalpakalpataru

a commentary on Carakasamhita by Gangadhara Ray (1789-1885) of Bengal.

vatsa

a geographical region in ancient India corresponding to Ganga Yamura confluence region.









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