Chattumishra, Chaṭṭumiśra, Chattu-mishra: 1 definition


Chattumishra 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 Chaṭṭumiśra can be transliterated into English as Chattumisra or Chattumishra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chhattumishra.

In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Source: Heidelberg: Preta, Pitṛ und Piśāca

Chaṭṭumiśra (छट्टुमिश्र) is the author of the Pretamañjarī: a ritual manual that deals with funeral rites from the first to the thirteenth day. The New Catalogus Catalogorum lists various texts under the title, some of which are identified as excerpts from the Pretakalpa of the Garuḍapurāṇa. The authors are mentioned as Dyādu Miśra and Yadhu Miśra, Rudradhara and Chaṭṭu or Choṭu Miśra. [...]

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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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