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BHAGAVAD-GITA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Bhagavad-Gita mean? 

BHAGAVAD-GITA (noun)
  The noun BHAGAVAD-GITA has 1 sense:

1. (Hinduism) the sacred 'song of God' composed about 200 BC and incorporated into the Mahabharata (a Sanskrit epic); contains a discussion between Krishna and the Indian hero Arjuna on human nature and the purpose of life

  Familiarity information: BHAGAVAD-GITA used as a noun is very rare.


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BHAGAVAD-GITA (noun)


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Meaning:

(Hinduism) the sacred 'song of God' composed about 200 BC and incorporated into the Mahabharata (a Sanskrit epic); contains a discussion between Krishna and the Indian hero Arjuna on human nature and the purpose of life

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

Bhagavad-Gita; Bhagavadgita; Gita

Instance hypernyms:

religious text; religious writing; sacred text; sacred writing (writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity)

Domain category:

Hindooism; Hinduism (a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and characterized by a belief in reincarnation and a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils)

Holonyms ("Bhagavad-Gita" is a part of...):

Mahabharata; Mahabharatam; Mahabharatum ((Hinduism) a sacred epic Sanskrit poem of India dealing in many episodes with the struggle between two rival families)


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