Ganapati, Gaṇapati, Gana-pati: 24 definitions


Ganapati means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Ganapati has 22 English definitions available.

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Gaṇapati (गणपति):—(gaṇa + pati) m. gaṇa aśvapati zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 4, 1, 84.]

1) Schaarführer, Oberster des Haufens [Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 16, 25. 22, 30. 23, 19.] Bṛhaspati [Ṛgveda 2,23, 1.] Indra [10, 112, 9. Śiva] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 197, Scholiast] der Gott Gaṇeśa [Halāyudha im Śabdakalpadruma] [Pañcatantra I, 175.] mahā [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 1, 293.] gaṇapatyupaniṣad [Weber’s Indische Studien 2, 53.] —

2) Nomen proprium eines Königs [Lassen’s Indische Alterthumskunde II, 952.] —

3) Nomen proprium eines Scholiasten zur [CAURAPAÑCĀŚIKĀ] — gaṇapatinātha Nomen proprium eines Mannes [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 824.] — Vgl. gaṇanāyaka .

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Gaṇapati (गणपति):—

1) śaivāgame dvādaśagaṇapatiprakaraṇe mahāgaṇapatimatamekaṃ haridrāgaṇapatimatamekamucchiṣṭagaṇapatimatamekaṃ navanītagaṇapatimatamekaṃ svarṇagaṇapatimatamekaṃ saṃtānagaṇapatimatamekam [Oxforder Handschriften 249,a,4.] —

4) Nomen proprium eines Dichters [Oxforder Handschriften 124,b,20.] Vaters des Govindānanda [272,b, No. 644.] des Bhānudatta [213,a, No. 506.] bhaṭṭa [283,a,3 v. u.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Gaṇapati (गणपति):—m.

1) Schaarführer , Oberster eines Haufens.

2) *Beiname Śiva's. —

3) der Gott Gaṇeśa.

4) Nomen proprium verschiedener Männer. Auch nātha und bhaṭṭa.

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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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