Ekamraka, Ekāmraka: 1 definition
Ekamraka 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.
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)Source: Wisdom Library: Kubjikāmata-tantra
1) Ekāmraka (एकाम्रक):—The name for a ‘sacred site’ associated with the group of eight deities (mātṛ) born from Sukṛtālayā, according to the Kubjikāmata-tantra. Sukṛtālayā is the Last of the Eight Mahāmātṛs, residing within the Mātṛcakra (third of the five cakras) and represents water.
2) Ekāmraka (एकाम्रक):—Another name for Ujjayinī, one of the twenty-four pītha (‘sacred sites’) of the Sūryamaṇḍala according to the Ṣaṭsāhasraṭippanī and the kubjikāmata-tantra.
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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The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
One hundred and eight (108) names of Sāvitrī < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 1 - The Greatness of Mahākālavana < [Section 1 - Avantīkṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 7 - The Story of Indradyumna < [Section 2 - Puruṣottama-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 12 - Description of the Holy Place Ekāmravana (Bhuvaneśvara) < [Section 2 - Puruṣottama-kṣetra-māhātmya]