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gandharvas: masculine nominative singular stem: gandharva
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gandharvam. plural the gandharva-s (See above) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aṅgāraparṇam. Name of citraratha-, chief of the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
apsaras ās- ([ etc.]) , or ap-sar/ā- ([AV. etc.]), f. (fr. 2. /ap-+ sṛ-),"going in the waters or between the waters of the clouds", a class of female divinities (sometimes called"nymphs";they inhabit the sky, but often visit the earth;they are the wives of the gandharva-s(q.v)and have the faculty of changing their shapes at will;they are fond of the water;one of their number, rambhā-, is said to have been produced at the churning of the ocean). View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
citraratham. the king of the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
citrasenam. of a leader of the gandharva-s (son of viśvā-vasu-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
devagandharvam. plural gods and gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
devagandharvam. the divine gandharva-s (opp. to manuṣya--), Taitt. (nārada- so called ) 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.
dhṛtarāṣṭram. of the eldest son of vyāsa- by the widow of vicitra-vīrya- (brother of pāṇḍu- and vidura- and born blind, husband of gāndhāri- and father of 100 sons of whom the eldest was duryodhana-;sometimes identified with dhṛtarāṣṭra- and haṃsa-, 2 chiefs of the gandharva-s) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
drumakiṃnaraprabham. Name of a prince of the gandharva-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.
gāndharvamf(g/āndharvī--)n. belonging or relating to the gandharva-s (especially vivāha-,or vidhi-,the form of marriage called after the gandharva-s which requires only mutual agreement ; see gandharva-vivāha-)
gāndharvamf(g/āndharvī-)n. relating to the gandharva-s as heavenly choristers (see -kalā-, -veda-,etc.) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gāndharvan. the art of the gandharva-s, song, music, concert etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gāndharvacittamfn. one whose mind is possessed by the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gāndharvakalāf. plural the art of the gandharva-s, song, music View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gandharvalokam. plural the worlds of the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gandharvapadan. the abode of the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gandharvāpsarasf. plural the gandharva-s and the āpsarasa-s etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gandharvapuran. (equals -nagara-) the city of the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gandharvarājam. a chief of the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gandharvartu(ṛt-) m. the time or season of the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gandharvavivāham. "the form of marriage peculiar to the gandharva-s", a marriage proceeding entirely from love without ceremonies and without consulting relatives (allowed between persons of the second or military class) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gāndharvīf. speech (according to the legend that the gods gave speech to the gandharva-s and received from them the soma- in return ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gārgyam. Name of a king of the gandharva-s 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.
khagamamfn. moving in the air, flying (said of gandharva-s and of missile weapons) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kiṃnaram. "what sort of man?"a mythical being with a human figure and the head of a horse (or with a horse's body and the head of a man ;originally perhaps a kind of monkey see -nara-;in later times (like the nara-s) reckoned among the gandharva-s or celestial choristers, and celebrated as musicians;also attached to the service of kubera-;(with Jains) one of the eight orders of the vyantara-s) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
kumāradarśanam. Name of a prince of the gandharva-s
manuṣyagandharvam. plural the human gandharva-s (inferior to the deva-- gandha-) , View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
mauneyam. metron. of a class of gandharva-s and apsaras- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
merum. () Name of a fabulous mountain (regarded as the Olympus of Hindu mythology and said to form the central point of jambu-dvīpa-;all the planets revolve round it and it is compared to the cup or seed-vessel of a lotus, the leaves of which are formed by the different dvi1pa-s q.v;the river Ganges falls from heaven on its summit, and flows thence to the surrounding worlds in four streams;the regents of the four quarters of the compass occupy the corresponding faces of the mountain, the whole of which consists of gold and gems;its summit is the residence of brahmā-, and a place of meeting for the gods, ṛṣi-s, gandharva-s etc., when not regarded as a fabulous mountain, it appears to mean the highland of Tartary north of the himālaya-) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
munīf. Name of a daughter of dakṣa- (and wife of kaśyapa-), mother of a class of gandharva-s and apsaras- (see mauneya-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
naram. (plural) a class of mythology beings allied to the gandharva-s and kiṃ-nara-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
padmaśekharam. Name of a king of the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pañcajanam. (plural) the 5 classes of beings (viz. gods, men, gandharva-s and apsaras-, serpents, and pitṛ-s) etc. man, mankind ( pañcajanendra nendra- m.prince, king ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prādhāf. (see pra-dhā-) Name of a daughter of dakṣa- and mother of several apsaras- and gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prajāpatilokam. prajā-pati-'s world (situated between the sphere of brahmā- and that of the gandharva-s) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
priyadarśanam. Name of a prince of the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
rohitam. plural Name of a class of gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
sagandharvamfn. together with the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
sagandharvāpsaraskamfn. together with the gandharva-s and āpsarasa-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
sāgaradattam. "Ocean-given", Name of a king of the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śarīraprahlādanam. Name of a king of the gandharva-s = View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
sarvavyūharatisvabhāvanayasaṃdarśanam. Name of a king of the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śikṣam. Name of a king of the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
sindhum. Name of a king of the gandharva-s
sobhan. Name of the city of the gandharva-s. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
somam. (fr.3. su-) juice, extract, (especially) the juice of the soma- plant, (also) the soma- plant itself (said to be the climbing plant Sarcostema Viminalis or Asclepias Acida, the stalks[ aṃśu-]of which were pressed between stones[ adri-]by the priests, then sprinkled with water, and purified in a strainer[ pavitra-]; whence the acid juice trinkled into jars[ kalaśa-]or larger vessels[ droṇa-]; after which it was mixed with clarified butter, flour etc., made to ferment, and then offered in libations to the gods [in this respect corresponding with the ritual of the Iranian Avesta] or was drunk by the Brahmans, by both of whom its exhilarating effect was supposed to be prized; it was collected by moonlight on certain mountains [in ,the mountain mūja-vat- is mentioned]; it is sometimes described as having been brought from the sky by a falcon[ śyena-]and guarded by the gandharva-s; it is personified as one of the most important of Vedic gods, to whose praise all the 114 hymns of the 9th book of the besides 6 in other books and the whole are dedicated; in post-Vedic mythology and even in a few of the latest hymns of the [although not in the whole of the 9th book] as well as sometimes in the and in the , soma- is identified with the moon [as the receptacle of the other beverage of the gods called amṛta-, or as the lord of plants see indu-, oṣadhi-pati-]and with the god of the moon, as well as with viṣṇu-, śiva-, yama-, and kubera-; he is called rājan-,and appears among the 8 vasu-s and the 8 loka-pāla-s[ ] , and is the reputed author of ,of a law-book etc.; see below) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
somapālam. plural Name of the gandharva-s (as keeping especial guard over the soma-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
subāhuyuktam. Name of a king of the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śucinetraratisambhavam. Name of a king of the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śukam. of a king of the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
surasakham. plural Name of the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
tārkṣyam. Name of a mythical being (originally described as a horse with the epithet /ariṣṭa-nemi-[ ] , later on taken to be a bird[ , interpolation ] and identified with garuḍa-[ etc.] or called his elder brother[ ]or father[ ;See also -putra-];mentioned with ariṣṭa-nemi- ;with ariṣṭa-nemi-, garuḍa-, aruṇa- and āruṇi- as offspring of kaśyapa- by vinatā- ;called a yakṣa- ;a muni- with the N. ariṣṭa-nemi- ; plural a class of demi-gods grouped with the gandharva-s, yakṣa-s, and cāraṇa-s ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajradrumakesaradhvajam. Name of a king of the gandharva-s 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.
vāyum. of a king of the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vāyukeśa(vāy/u--) mfn. (prob.) having waving hair (said of the gandharva-s) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vimalavegaśrīm. Name of a prince of the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vyantaram. "occupying an intermediate position", (with jaina-s) Name of a class of gods (including piśāca-s, bhūta-s, yakṣa-s, rākṣasa-s, kiṃ-nara-s, kim-puruṣa-s, mahoraga-s and gandharva-s) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
yuddhagāndharvan. a battle like the dance of the gandharva-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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gandharvas te 'paraḥ patiḥ AVś.14.2.3b. See gandharvo vivida.
gandharvas te mūlam āsīt AVP.9.11.7a.
gandharvas tvā viśvāvasuḥ pari dadhātu viśvasyāriṣṭyai VS.2.3; śB.1.3.4.2. P: gandharvaḥ Kś.2.8.1. See gandharvo 'si viśvā-.
gandharvasya dhruve pade RV.1.22.14c.
gandharvasya praty āsnā rihanti AVś.7.73.3d; Aś.4.7.4d; śś.5.10.23d.
gandharvasya viśvāvasor mukham asi śG.1.19.2.
gandharvasyāpsarāpateḥ AVś.4.37.7b; AVP.12.7.9b.
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gandharvaḥ

aśvaḥ, vājī, hayaḥ, turagaḥ, turaṅgaḥ, turaṅgamaḥ, saindhavaḥ, pītiḥ, pītī, ghoṭakaḥ, ghoṭaḥ, vītiḥ, vāhaḥ, arvā, gandharvaḥ, saptiḥ, hariḥ   

grāmyapaśuviśeṣaḥ-yaḥ viṣāṇahīnaḥ catuṣpādaḥ।

rāṇāpratāpasya aśvasya nāma cetakaḥ iti āsīt।

gandharvaḥ

gandharvaḥ, gātuḥ, divyagāyanaḥ, hāhāḥ   

nṛtyagāyanādiṣu nipuṇā devayoniḥ।

gandharvāḥ nṛtyagāyanena devatānāṃ vinodanaṃ kurvanti।

gandharvaḥ

aśvaḥ, turagaḥ, turaṅgaḥ, turaṅgamaḥ, vājī, hayaḥ, pītiḥ, pītī, vītiḥ, ghoṭaḥ, ghoṭakaḥ, vāhaḥ, arvā, gandharvaḥ, saindhavaḥ, saptiḥ, hariḥ   

grāmyapaśuḥ- narajātīyaḥ yaḥ vegavān asti।

aśvaḥ rathāya yujyate।









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