Bhāgavata

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By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Bhagavata, BhAgavata, Bhaagavata


  1. coming from Bhagavān (Godhead); pertaining to God
  2. godly; divine; spiritual being; devotee of God
  3. a Magadha king of the 5th Lunar dynasty (Bhāg. Pur.); the term used by followers of Vaişņavism (usually but not restricted to worshippers of Kŗşņa) to refer to their religious tradition and its followers.