Durgama, aka: Durgamā; 4 Definition(s)
Durgama means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
Śāktism (Śākta philosophy)
Durgama (दुर्गम):—One of the persons joining Śiva during the preparations of the war between Śankhacūḍa and the Devas, according to the Devī-bhāgavata-purāṇa (9.20.22-53). All persons attending were remained seated on beautiful aerial cars, built of jewels and gems. The war was initiated by Puṣpadanta (messenger of Śiva) who was ordered to restore the rights of the Devas. .(Source): Wisdom Library: Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam
Śākta (शाक्त, shakta) or Śāktism (shaktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devī) is revered and worshipped. Śākta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
Durgamā (दुर्गमा).—A R. from the Vindhyas.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 114. 28.
The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
durgama (दुर्गम).—a (S) Difficult of access or passage; inaccessible, impassable, unattainable.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
durgama (दुर्गम).—a Inaccessible, impassable.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
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The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 50 - The incarnation of Śatākṣī etc. < [Section 5 - Umā-Saṃhitā]
Chapter 9 - Śiva’s incarnations as Yogācāryas < [Section 7.2 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (2)]
Chapter 33 - March of The Victorious Lord Śiva < [Section 2.5 - Rudra-saṃhitā (5): Yuddha-khaṇḍa]
Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 4 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 7 - The Joy of bhakti < [Chapter XXXIII - The Philosophy of Jiva Gosvāmī and Baladeva Vidyābhūṣaṇā]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CXXXIX - Genealogy of the princes of the lunar race < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
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