Chintamani, Chintāmaṇi: 2 definitions
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Ambiguity: Although Chintamani has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Cintamani. It further has the optional forms Chintāmaṇi, Chinta-mani and Chintā-maṇi.
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Ganapatya (worship of Ganesha)Source: om.ru: Ashtavinayak (8 temples of Ganesha)
Chintamani in Theur (Shree Chintamani-Theur) refers to the first of the eight Ganesha temples part of the Ashtavinayak pilgrimage.—In Maharashtra (a state in central India) there are eight revered temples dedicated to Vinayaka (eight images of Ganapati). [...] The names of the eight kshetras (shrines) [viz., Chintamani] are listed in the mangalashtaka-sloka. This sloka is always recited during a religious ceremony. [...] The Ashtavinayak pilgrimage (visiting the eight shrines of Ganapati) is believed to guarantee eternal bliss. That is why many want to do it at least once in their life.
Ashtavinayaka temples [viz., Chintamani] are ancient, they are mentioned in the texts of Ganesha Purana and Mudgal Purana. However, most of the kshetras (shrines) were rebuilt and restored during the reign of the Peshvas (supreme rulers of Marathi).
Ganapatya (गाणपत्य, gāṇapatya) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Ganesha is revered and worshipped as the prime deity (ishta-devata). Being a minor though influential movement, Ganapatya evovled, llike Shaktism and Shaivism, as a separate movement leaving behind a large body of literature.
Languages of India and abroad
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Chintamani in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) a fabulous mythological gem supposed to grant all desires..—chintamani (चिंतामणि) is alternatively transliterated as Ciṃtāmaṇi.
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Ends with: Abhidhanachintamani, Arogyachintamani, Chaturvargachintamani, Gadyachintamani, Kavichintamani, Krityachintamani, Prastarachintamani, Rupachintamani, Sarvangasundarachintamani, Tattva-chintamani, Trailokyachintamani, Upamanachintamani, Virachintamani, Vrittachintamani, Yogachintamani.
Search found 16 books and stories containing Chintamani, Chintāmaṇi, Chinta-mani, Chintā-maṇi; (plurals include: Chintamanis, Chintāmaṇis, manis, maṇis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Temples in Chintamani Agaram < [Chapter II - Temples of Kulottunga I’s Time]
Kulottunga I’s Style < [Chapter II - Temples of Kulottunga I’s Time]
Temples in Paundarikapuram < [Chapter II - Temples of Kulottunga I’s Time]
Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter LXXXVIII - The tale of the crystal gem < [Book VI - Nirvana prakarana part 1 (nirvana prakarana)]
Chapter LXXXVII - Term. the one in various term < [Book V - Upasama khanda (upashama khanda)]
Chapter CXCV - Story of a wood-cutter and his gem < [Book VII - Nirvana prakarana part 2 (nirvana prakarana)]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 4: Iatrochemistry (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Treatment for fever (65): Arogya-chintamani rasa < [Chapter II - Fever (jvara)]
Treatment for fever (64): Chintamani rasa < [Chapter II - Fever (jvara)]
Treatment for fever (104): Trailokya-chintamani rasa < [Chapter II - Fever (jvara)]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 5: Treatment of various afflictions (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 23 - Chemists of the Metallic School: Ananta Deva Suri < [A Brief History of Indian Chemistry and Medicine]
Part 22 - Chemists of the Metallic School: Vagbhata, the junior < [A Brief History of Indian Chemistry and Medicine]
Part 8 - Chemists of the Metallic School: King Rama Chandra < [A Brief History of Indian Chemistry and Medicine]
Katha Upanishad with Shankara’s Commentary (by S. Sitarama Sastri)