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Candrabimbashala, aka: Candrabimbaśālā; 1 Definition(s)


Candrabimbashala 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 Candrabimbaśālā can be transliterated into English as Candrabimbasala or Candrabimbashala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


Candrabimbaśālā (चन्द्रबिम्बशाला).—Adjoining the Sūryabimbaśāla. Here the moon born of Atri's eyes got his lustre. The presiding deity is called Śrī Somanātha surrounded by 27 stars, all śaktis. Other śaktis like Tāra live there besides the Aśvins.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 35. 51-58.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana IndexPurāṇa book cover
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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