Cakreshvari, aka: Cakreśvarī, Cakreśvari, Cakra-ishvari; 4 Definition(s)

Introduction

Cakreshvari means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

The Sanskrit terms Cakreśvarī and Cakreśvari can be transliterated into English as Cakresvari or Cakreshvari, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chakreshvari.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Cakreśvarī (चक्रेश्वरी) is the name of a Goddess that was once worshipped in ancient Kashmir (Kaśmīra) as mentioned in the Nīlamatapurāṇa.—These Goddesses (eg., Cakreśvarī) form the shining galaxy of female deities worshipped by the people of Kaśmīra.

Source: archive.org: Nilamata Purana: a cultural and literary study

Cakreśvari (चक्रेश्वरि).—A name of Lalitā.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 17. 19; 18. 15.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Cakreśvarī (चक्रेश्वरी), the goddess who attends upon Ādinātha, is not important either at the Kattale Basati (“dark temple”) or elsewhere at Sravana Belgola. She is much more important in north Indian Śvetāmbara Jain ritual culture.

Source: HereNow4U: Svasti - Essays
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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Cakreśvarī (चक्रेश्वरी).—Name of the Jaina goddess of learning.

Cakreśvarī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms cakra and īśvarī (ईश्वरी).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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