Cetrakastha, Cetrakasthā: 1 definition

Introduction:

Cetrakastha 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 Chetrakastha.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Cetrakastha in Shaivism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Kubjikāmata-tantra

Cetrakasthā (चेत्रकस्था):—Another name for Bimbakacchapā, the Sanskrit name for one of the twenty-four goddesses of the Sūryamaṇḍala, according to the Kulamūla-ratnapañcakāvatāra and the kubjikāmata-tantra.

Shaivism book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of cetrakastha in the context of Shaivism from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: