Cakshushamanvantara, Cākṣuṣamanvantara, Cakshusha-manvantara: 1 definition
Cakshushamanvantara 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.
The Sanskrit term Cākṣuṣamanvantara can be transliterated into English as Caksusamanvantara or Cakshushamanvantara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Chakshushamanvantara.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study
Cākṣuṣamanvantara (चाक्षुषमन्वन्तर) or simply Cākṣuṣa refers to the one of the fourteen Manvantaras, according to the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, “In cākṣuṣamanvantara, Manojava was the Indra, Bhāva and others who were the progeny of Āyu were said to be the deities. The seven sages were Sudhāmā, Virajā, Haviṣmān, Uttama, Budha, Atri and Sahiṣṇu.
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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The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 32 - Description of Creation (3): The family of Kaśyapa < [Section 5 - Umā-Saṃhitā]
Chapter 18 - The abandonment of the body by Satī < [Section 7.1 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (1)]
Chapter 17 - The Narrative of Creation < [Section 7.1 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (1)]
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 37 - Cākṣuṣa Manvantara and dynasty of Vaivasvata Manu < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
Chapter 3 - The race of Dharma: three attributes of the self-born God < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
Chapter 4 - Pronunciation of a curse on Jayas < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)