Cikshura, Cikṣura: 1 definition


Cikshura 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 Cikṣura can be transliterated into English as Ciksura or Cikshura, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chikshura.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Cikṣura (चिक्षुर).—War minister of Mahiṣāsura. Tāmra was his finance minister, Asiloma prime minister, Biḍāla foreign minister, Ubharka Commander-in-chief, Śukra, minister for education and Bāṣkala, Trinetra and Kālabandhaka consulting ministers. (Devī Bhāgavata, Pañcama Skandha).

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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