Jhantisha, Jhaṇṭīśa: 2 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Jhantisha 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 Jhaṇṭīśa can be transliterated into English as Jhantisa or Jhantisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Jhantisha in Shaivism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Kubjikāmata-tantra

Jhaṇṭīśa (झण्टीश):—Name of the Siddha presiding over the pura named garva (or, ahaṃkāra), which is associated with the third seat of the Svādhiṣṭhāna (2nd chakra), named Śikhi, according to the Kubjikāmata-tantra. These Siddhas are considered to have been the expounders of the kula doctrine in former times.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jhantisha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jhaṇṭīśa (झण्टीश):—[from jhaṇṭi] m. = jha2 q.v., [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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