Hataki, Hāṭakī: 3 definitions

Introduction

Hataki 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.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Ṣaṭsāhasra-saṃhitā

Hāṭakī (हाटकी):—One of the nine Dūtī presided over by one of the nine bhaivaravas named Yogeśa (emanation of Ananta, who is the central presiding deity of Dūtīcakra), according to the Kubjikāmata-tantra. This is one of the two alternate deities over Jambuhāṭakī according to the Ṣaṭsāhasrasaṃhitā.

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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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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Hāṭakī (हाटकी).—A river. Parameśvara and Pārvatī once had intercourse at Vitala, a section of Pātāla and their semen formed itself into the river called Hāṭakī. (Bhāgavata, 5th Skandha).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Hāṭakī (हाटकी).—(River) in Vitala; the vīrya of Śiva (Hāṭakeśvara and Bhavānī).*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 24. 17.
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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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