Cakramantra, Cakra-mantra: 1 definition



Cakramantra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chakramantra.

In Hinduism

Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

[«previous next»] — Cakramantra in Pancaratra glossary
Source: Isvara Samhita Vol 5

Cakramantra (चक्रमन्त्र) is the name of a mantra to be uttered during certain preparations of śuddhānna, according in verse 25.94-107a of the 8th-century Īśvarasaṃhitā. Accordingly, “water shall be six prasthas in quantity for rice of āḍhaka in quantity. When the work (cooking) is to begin, those vessels are to be placed on the fire place. They (vessels) are to be covered with lids uttering cakramantra”.

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Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.

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