Cakshushamanvantara, Cākṣuṣamanvantara, Cakshusha-manvantara: 1 definition

Introduction

Introduction:

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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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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.

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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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