Ishanadevi, Īśānadevī: 1 definition
Ishanadevi 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 Īśānadevī can be transliterated into English as Isanadevi or Ishanadevi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Academia.edu: Tantric elements in Kalhaṇa’s Rājataraṅgiṇī
Īśānadevī (ईशानदेवी).—Īśānadevī placed circles of mothers at the entry points to Kashmir. They are probably not tantric, although Stein identifies them with the tantric devīcakra mentioned in 1.333, also referred to as mātṛcakra in 1.335. (Cf. also mātṛcakra in 1.348, 3.99, 5.55.) (See Rājataraṅgiṇī verse 1.122)
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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