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bahuguṇam. Name of a deva-gandharva- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
barhinm. Name of a deva-gandharva- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
bhānum. of a deva-gandharva- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
bhīmasenam. (bhīm/a--) "having a formidable army", Name of a deva-gandharva- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
bṛhakam. Name of a deva-gandharva- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
bṛhattvan(?) m. Name of a deva-gandharva- (varia lectio had-dhan-). View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
dhṛtarāṣṭram. of a deva-gandharva- sometimes identified with King dharma- (below) (with Buddhists, Name of a king of the gandharva-s and one of the 4 mahārāja-s[ ]or lokapāla-s[ ] ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gandharvam. a gandharva- [though in later times the gandharva-s are regarded as a class, yet in rarely more than one is mentioned;he is designated as the heavenly gandharva-(divy/a g- ),and is also called viśvā-vasu-()and vāyu-keśa- (in plural );his habitation is the sky, or the region of the air and the heavenly waters( );his especial duty is to guard the heavenly soma-() , which the gods obtain through his intervention( ; see );it is obtained for the human race by indra-, who conquers the gandharva- and takes it by force();the heavenly gandharva- is supposed to be a good physician, because the soma- is considered as the best medicine;possibly, however, the word soma- originally denoted not the beverage so called, but the moon, and the heavenly gandharva- may have been the genius or tutelary deity of the moon;in one passage() the heavenly gandharva- and the soma- are identified;he is also regarded as one of the genii who regulate the course of the Sun's horses (; see );he knows and makes known the secrets of heaven and divine truths generally ( );he is the parent of the first pair of human beings, yama- and yamī-() , and has a peculiar mystical power over women and a right to possess them();for this reason he is invoked in marriage ceremonies();ecstatic states of mind and possession by evil spirits are supposed to be derived from the heavenly gandharva-(see -gṛhīta-, -graha-);the gandharva-s as a class have the same characteristic features as the one gandharva-;they live in the sky( ) , guard the soma-( ),are governed by varuṇa- (just as the āpsarasa-s are governed by soma-) ,know the best medicines( ),regulate the course of the asterisms( ;hence twenty-seven are mentioned ),follow after women and are desirous of intercourse with them( );as soon as a girl becomes marriageable, she belongs to soma-, the gandharva-s, and agni-( );the wives of the gandharva-s are the āpsarasa-s(see gandharvāpsar/as-),and like them the gandharva-s are invoked in gambling with dice();they are also feared as evil beings together with the rākṣasa-s, kimīdin-s, piśāca-s, etc., amulets being worn as a protection against them( );they are said to have revealed the veda-s to vāc-(; see ),and are called the preceptors of the ṛṣi-s(); purūravas- is called among them();in epic poetry the gandharva-s are the celestial musicians or heavenly singers(see )who form the orchestra at the banquets of the gods, and they belong together with the āpsarasa-s to indra-'s heaven, sharing also in his battles( etc.; see );in the more systematic mythology the gandharva-s constitute one of the classes into which the higher creation is divided(id est gods, manes, gandharva-s ;or gods, asura-s, gandharva-s, men ; see ;or gods, men, gandharva-s, āpsarasa-s, sarpa-s, and manes ;for other enumerations see [ ] etc.);divine and human gandharva-s are distinguished(;the divine or deva-gandharva-s are enumerated );another passage names 11 classes of gandharva-s();the chief or leader of the gandharva-s is named citra-ratha-();they are called the creatures of prajāpati-() or of brahmā-() or of kaśyapa- () or of the muni-s( ) or of prādhā-() or of ariṣṭā-( )or of vāc-();with jaina-s the gandharva-s constitute one of the eight classes of the vyantara-s] View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gopatim. Name of a deva-gandharva- (see go-p/a-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
haṃsam. Name of a deva-gandharva- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kalim. (/is-) Name of a class of mythic beings (related to the gandharva-s, and supposed by some to be fond of gambling;in epic poetry kali- is held to be the fifteenth of the deva-gandharva-s or children of the muni-s) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
karālam. of a deva-gandharva- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kārṣṇim. of a deva-gandharva- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
nāradam. or nārad/a- Name of a ṛṣi- (a kāṇva- or kāśyapa-, author of ;as a devarṣi- often associated with parvata- and supposed to be a messenger between gods and men etc.;among the 10 prajā-pati-s as a son of brahmā- ;in later mythology he is a friend of kṛṣṇa- and is regarded as inventor of the vinā- or lute;in Epic poetry he is called a deva-gandharva- or a gandharva-rāja- or simply gandharva-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
parjanyam. of a deva-gandharva- or gandharva- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prayutam. Name of a deva-gandharva-
pūrṇam. of a deva-gandharva- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
ratiguṇam. Name of a deva-gandharva- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
saddhan(for -han-) m. Name of a deva-gandharva- (varia lectio satvan-, ṛtvan-). View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śalabham. Name of a deva-gandharva- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śāliśirasm. Name of a deva-gandharva- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śarum. of a deva-gandharva- ; of a son of vasu-deva- [ confer, compare Gothic hairus.] View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
satyavācm. Name of a deva-gandharva- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
siddham. Name of a deva-gandharva- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
sucandram. Name of a deva-gandharva- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
sumanyum. Name of a deva-gandharva- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
suparṇam. any mythical or supernatural bird (often identified with garuḍa-, and sometimes personified as a ṛṣi-, a deva-gandharva-, and an asura-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
sūryavarcasm. Name of a deva-gandharva- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
suvarṇam. Name of a deva-gandharva- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varuṇam. (once in the varuṇ/a-) "All-enveloping Sky", Name of an āditya- (in the veda- commonly the night as mitra- over the day, but often celebrated separately, whereas mitra- is rarely invoked alone; varuṇa- is one of the oldest of the Vedic gods, and is commonly thought to correspond to the of the Greeks, although of a more spiritual conception;he is often regarded as the supreme deity, being then styled"king of the gods"or"king of both gods and men"or"king of the universe";no other deity has such grand attributes and functions assigned to him;he is described as fashioning and upholding heaven and earth, as possessing extraordinary power and wisdom called māyā-,as sending his spies or messengers throughout both worlds, as numbering the very winkings of men's eyes, as hating falsehood, as seizing transgressors with his pāśa-or noose, as inflicting diseases, especially dropsy, as pardoning sin, as the guardian of immortality;he is also invoked in the veda- together with indra-, and in later Vedic literature together with agni-, with yama-, and with viṣṇu-;in ,he is even called the brother of agni-;though not generally regarded in the veda- as a god of the ocean, yet he is often connected with the waters, especially the waters of the atmosphere or firmament, and in one place[ ] is called with mitra-, sindhu-pati-,"lord of the sea or of rivers";hence in the later mythology he became a kind of Neptune, and is there best known in his character of god of the ocean;in the varuṇa- is said to be a son of kardama- and father of puṣkara-, and is also variously represented as one of the deva-gandharva-s, as a nāga-, as a king of the naga-s, and as an asura-;he is the regent of the western quarter[ see loka-pāla-]and of the nakṣatra- śatabhiṣaj-[ ];the jaina-s consider varuṇa- as a servant of the twentieth arhat- of the present avasarpiṇī-) etc. etc. (see ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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deva-gandharva demigods and GandharvasSB 10.62.17
deva-gandharva demigods and GandharvasSB 10.62.17
deva-gandharva-kinnara the demigods, the Gandharvas and the KinnarasCC Antya 9.8
deva-gandharva-kinnara the demigods, the Gandharvas and the KinnarasCC Antya 9.8
deva-gandharva-kinnara the demigods, the Gandharvas and the KinnarasCC Antya 9.8








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