Bhagavad-gita meaning

bägə-väd-gētə
A sacred Hindu text that is incorporated into the Mahabharata and takes the form of a philosophical dialogue in which Krishna instructs the prince Arjuna in ethical matters and the nature of God.
noun
3
0
One of the holy books of Hindus.
noun
1
0
Alternative spelling of Bhagavad-gita. or Bhagavad Gita.
noun
1
0
An epic poem from Mahabharata where Krishna gives Arjuna a discourse on ethics.
pronoun
1
0
(proper) A philosophic dialogue that is a sacred Hindu text, found in the Mahabharata, one of the ancient Sanskrit epics.
noun
1
1
Advertisement

Origin of bhagavad-gita

  • Sanskrit bhagavad-gītā song of the Blessed One (Krishna) bhagavat- fortunate, blessed (from bhagaḥ good fortune bhag- in Indo-European roots) gītā song (from gāyati he sings)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Sanskrit भगवद्गीता (bhagavadgītā), from भगवत् (bhagavat, “holy”) + गीता (gītā, “song”).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Sanskrit भगवद्गीता (Bhagavad Gītā), literally "Song of God".

    From Wiktionary