Indushekhara, Induśekhara, Indu-shekhara: 5 definitions
Indushekhara 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 Induśekhara can be transliterated into English as Indusekhara or Indushekhara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva
Induśekhara (इन्दुशेखर) or Induśekharamūrti refers to one of the twenty-three forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Pūrvakāmikāgama (pratimālakṣaṇavidhi-paṭala): first and foremost among the Mūlāgama. The forms of Śiva (eg., Induśekhara) are established through a process known as Sādākhya, described as a five-fold process of creation.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Induśekhara (इन्दुशेखर).—'the moon-crested god, epithets of Śiva.
Derivable forms: induśekharaḥ (इन्दुशेखरः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Induśekhara (इन्दुशेखर):—[=indu-śekhara] [from indu] m. ‘moon-crested’, Name of Śiva, [Kathāsaritsāgara]
2) [v.s. ...] of a Kiṃnara.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Starts with: Indushekharamurti.
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