Camatkarapura, Camatkārapura, Camatkara-pura: 1 definition
Camatkarapura 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 Chamatkarapura.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Wisdom Library: Skanda-purana
Camatkārapura (चमत्कारपुर) is another name for Hāṭakeśvara-kṣetra (the area around Vadnagar).—The Nāgara-khaṇḍa describes the sacredness and glory of Hāṭakeśvara-kṣetra, the area around Vadnagar (Ahmedabad Dist., Gujarat). It is called by various names out of which Camatkārapura is more common.
Note: King Camatkāra of Ānarta built and gifted a city to Brāhmaṇas. The city was named “Camatkārapura” after the name of the donor. It is called “Ānandapura” and “Nāgara”, synonyms of modern Vadnagara. It is the home of Nāgara Brāhmaṇas of Gujarat.
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 Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 128 - Origin of Aṭeśvara (Aṭa-īśvara) < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]
Chapter 206 - Importance of Bālamaṇḍana < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]
Chapter 14 - Efficacy of Circumambulating Camatkārapura < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]