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गद

A Sanskrit English Dictionary | sa  en |   | 
गद  m. m. a sentence, [MBh. i, 1787]
disease, sickness, [Suśr.] ; [Ragh.] &c.
N. of a son of वसु-देव and younger brother of कृष्ण, [MBh.] ; [Hariv.] ; [BhP.]
of another son of वसु-देव by a different mother, ix, 24, 51
गद  n. n. poison, [L.]

गदः [gadḥ]   [गद्-अच्]
Speaking, speech.
A sentence.
Disease, sickness; असाध्यः कुरुते कोपं प्राप्ते काले गदो यथा [Śi. 2.84;] जनपदे न गदः पदमादधौ [R.9.4;17.81.]
Thunder.
The younger brother of Krisna.
 N. N. of Kubera.
A weapon. ... गदोऽस्त्रियाम् । आयुधे धनदे रोगे पुंसि कृष्णा- नुजेऽपि च [Nm.]
-दम्   A kind of poison. -Comp.
-अगदौ   (du.) the two Aṣvins, physicians of gods.
-अग्रजः   an epithet of Krisna; जगादाग्रे गदाग्रजम् । [Śi.2.69;] यावद्- गदाग्रजकथासु रतिं न कुर्यात् । [bhāg.]
-अग्रणीः   the chief of all diseases. i. e. consumption.
-अम्बरः   a cloud.
-अरातिः   a drug, medicament.
-गदम्   indistinct utterance.

Shabda-Sagara | sa  en |   | 
गद   r. 10th cl. (गदति) To speak articulately.
2. To be sick.
r. 10th cl. (गदयति) To thunder.
गद  m.  (-दः)
1. Disease, sickness.
2. Speech, speaking.
3. GADA the younger brother of KRISHNA.
 f.  (-दा)
1. A mace, a club.
2. Trum- pet flower, (Bigonia suave-olens.)
E. गद् to speak, &c. अच् aff.
See also: गद् - अच्

गद n.  (सो. यदु. वसु.) कृष्ण का सौतेला भाई । यह भारतीय युद्ध में पांडव पक्ष का था । यह यादवी में मारा गया [म.मौ.४.४४]
गद II. n.  एक असुर । इसे मार कर इसकी अस्थियों से गदा बनवायी । इसे हाथ में धारण करने के कारण विष्णु को गदाधर कहते है [अग्नि.११४] ;[वायु. १०९.३-१२]

Puranic Encyclopaedia  | en  en |   | 
GADA I   A brother (Yādava) of Balabhadrarāma.
1) General.
Vasudeva had, besides Devakī, seven wives called Rohiṇī, Bhadrā, Mālinī, Madirā, Ilā, Rocanā and Pauravī, and out of the seven Rohiṇī had six sons called Balabhadrarāma, Gada, Sāraṇa, Durdama, Vikala and Kṛta. [Bhāgavata, Navama Skandha] .
2) Other details.
(1) Gada was present at the svayaṁvara of Draupadī. [Ādi Parva, Chapter 185, Verse 32] .
(2) On the marriage of Arjuna with Subhadrā, it was Gada who brought the dowry of Subhadrā from Dvārakā to Indraprastha. [Ādi Parva, Chapter 220, Verse 32] .
(3) When Śrī Kṛṣṇa came to Dvārakā Gada received him with embraces. [M.B. Sabhā Parva, Chapter 2, Verse 35] .
(4) Gada also was present on the occasion when the Pāṇḍavas first stepped into the beautiful palace built for them by Maya at Indraprastha. [M.B. Sabhā Parva, Chapter 4, Verse 39] .
(5) Along with the other Yādavas Gada too was present at the rājasūya yajña of Yudhiṣṭhira. [M.B. Sabhā Parva, Chapter 34, Verse 16] .
(6) Gada held a prominent position among the Yādavas deputed to guard Dvārakā against the onslaught of King Sālva. [M.B. Vana Parva, Chapter 15, Verse 9] .
(7) Gada also accompanied Śrī Kṛṣṇa to the Aśvamedha yajña performed by Yudhiṣṭhira. [Aśvamedha Parva, Chapter 86, Verse 9] .
(8) Śrī Kṛṣṇa felt uncontrollably angry when Gada was attacked during the mutual fighting with iron rods by the Yādavas which climaxed in their total annihilation. [Mausala Parva, Chapter 3, Verse 45] .
GADA II   See Gada.

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