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गया (gayām

  1. perfective masculine singular adjectival form of जाना (jānā).
    वह घर गया
    vah ghar gayā.
    He went home.


Proper noun[edit]

गया (gayā)

  1. the city Gaya (famous place of pilgrimage in Bihar and residence of the saint गय; sanctified by Vishnu as a tribute to the piety of गय, the राजर्षि, or (according to another legend) to गय, the असुर, who was overwhelmed here with rocks by the gods ; the श्राद्ध should be performed once at least in the life of every Hindu to his progenitors at गया) Yājñ., MBh.