Gauri

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Gauri (गौरी) is a gotra of Jats[1], name of Parvati, name of a River in Mahabharata. Gauri (गौरी) is mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi.

Mention by Panini

Gauri (गौरी) is mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. [2]


Gaurimitra (गौरिमित्र) is mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. [3]

Origin

History

Name of Parvati

The word "Gauri" is also the name of Parvati (wife of Lord Shiva).

Gauri River

In Mahabharata

Gauri River (गौरी) is mentioned in Mahabharata (VI.10.24).

Bhisma Parva, Mahabharata/Book VI Chapter 10 describes geography and provinces of Bharatavarsha. Gauri River is mentioned in Mahabharata (VI.10.24).[4]


Panjkora River in northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, northwestern Pakistan, has been identified with River Gauri.

Notable persons

Distribution

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References

  1. डॉ पेमाराम:राजस्थान के जाटों का इतिहास, 2010, पृ.299
  2. V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.43
  3. V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.306
  4. शशिकान्तां शिवां चैव तदा वीरवतीम अपि, वास्तुं सुवास्तुं गौरीं च कम्पनां स हिरण्वतीम (VI.10.24)

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