Hatakeshvarakshetra, Hatakeshvara-kshetra, Hāṭakeśvarakṣetra: 1 definition
Hatakeshvarakshetra 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 Hāṭakeśvarakṣetra can be transliterated into English as Hatakesvaraksetra or Hatakeshvarakshetra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Wisdom Library: Skanda-purana
Hāṭakeśvarakṣetra (हाटकेश्वरक्षेत्र) or simply Hāṭakeśvara refers to the area around Vadnagar.—The Nāgara-khaṇḍa describes the sacredness and glory of Hāṭakeśvarakṣetra, the area around Vadnagar (Ahmedabad Dist., Gujarat). It is called by various names out of which Camatkārapura is more common.—Note: The editor of the Sanskrit Text informs in a footnote that this Hāṭakeśvara is in Badnagar in Gujarai; near this town is another town called “Uṃjhā" which is famous for the shrine of Umā.
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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