Bhagavad Gita

noun
Bha·​ga·​vad Gi·​ta | \ ˌbä-gə-ˌväd-ˈgē-tə How to pronounce Bhagavad Gita (audio) \

Definition of Bhagavad Gita

: a Hindu devotional work in poetic form

First Known Use of Bhagavad Gita

1785, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bhagavad Gita

Sanskrit Bhagavadgītā, literally, song of the blessed one (Krishna)

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Bhagavad Gita

Time Traveler for Bhagavad Gita

Time Traveler

The first known use of Bhagavad Gita was in 1785

See more words from the same year

Statistics for Bhagavad Gita

Cite this Entry

“Bhagavad Gita.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bhagavad%20Gita. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

Comments on Bhagavad Gita

What made you want to look up Bhagavad Gita? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!

  • stylized drawing of woman pole vaulting across gap to get trophy
  • Which is a synonym of fuliginous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!