Devadaruvana, Devadāruvana, Devadaru-vana: 4 definitions
Devadaruvana 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Devadāruvana (देवदारुवन).—A holy centre. A dip in the tīrtha here is productive of very good results. (Mahābhārata Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 25, Verse 27).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana IndexSource: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study
Devadāruvana (देवदारुवन) is anorher name for Dāruvana: a forest where the sages were seduced by Śiva, according to the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Dāruvana is a famous tīrtha where Śiva is said to have deluded the wives of the sages. The episode is described in the Saurapurāṇa at length. It is also called Devadāruvana. [...] The Kūrmapurāṇa. (2.37.99) refers to [Devadāruvana’s] location on the auspicious peak Himavat. Again the same text 2.36.49 states that the forest is inhabited by the Siddhas and Gandharvas; resorted to by Mahādeva it is worth visiting Padampurāṇa (VI. 129.27) also refers to Dāruvana as a holy place.
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.
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism
Devadāruvana (देवदारुवन) is a Sanskrit word referring to one of the sixty-eight places hosting a svāyambhuvaliṅga, one of the most sacred of liṅgas according to the Śaivāgamas. The presiding deity residing over the liṅga in this place (Devadāruvana) is named Daṇḍi. The list of sixty-eight svāyambhuvaliṅgas is found in the commentary of the Jirṇoddhāra-daśaka by Nigamajñānadeva. The word liṅga refers to a symbol used in the worship of Śiva and is used thoughout Śaiva literature, such as the sacred Āgamas.
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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Starts with: Devadaruvanamahatmya.
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The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 133 - The Holy Places in Jambūdvipa < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
One hundred and eight (108) names of Sāvitrī < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
Chapter 34 - The gift of Brahmāṇḍa < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 13 - Enumeration of holy spots (tīrtha) for Śrāddha < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 69 - The Assembly of Sixty-eight Holy Spots < [Section 2 - Uttarārdha]