Caranagra, Caraṇāgra, Carana-agra: 1 definition

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Caranagra 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 Charanagra.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Source: ORA: Amanaska (king of all yogas): (Shaivism)

Caraṇāgra (चरणाग्र) refers to the “tips of one’s feet”, according to the Hemacandra’s Yogaśāstra (verse 12.22cd).—Accordingly, “[The Yogin] whose whole body has become relaxed from the tuft of hair on the crown of his head to the tips of his feet (caraṇāgra)...”.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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