Kalagnirudra, Kālāgnirudra: 4 definitions
Kalagnirudra 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.
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism
Kālāgnirudra (कालाग्निरुद्र, “Destructive fire”):—One of the eleven epithets of Rudra, as adressed to in the second chapter of Śrī-rudram. These names represent his various attributes.
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 dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kālāgnirudra (कालाग्निरुद्र):—[=kālāgni-rudra] [from kālāgni > kāla] m. = kāla-rudra
2) [v.s. ...] ([scilicet] rasa) Name of a particular drug or medicine
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Kālāgnirudra (कालाग्निरुद्र):—m. —
1) Rudra als das Feuer des allgemeinen Todes. —
2) eine best. Mixtur aus Eisen , Quecksilber u.s.w. [Materia medica of the Hindus 53.]
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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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 187 - The Greatness of Kālāgnirudra Tīrtha < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 16 - Efficacy of the Holy Ash (Continued) < [Section 3 - Brāhmottara-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 73 - The Greatness of Oṃkāra < [Section 2 - Uttarārdha]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 1 - The place of the Upaniṣads in Vedic literature < [Chapter III - The Earlier Upaniṣads (700 B.c.— 600 B.c.)]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 6 - Rules of Nyāsa in the path of Renunciation < [Section 6 - Kailāsa-saṃhitā]
Chapter 4 - The exalted magnificence of Gaurī and Śiva < [Section 7.2 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (2)]
Brahma Sutras (Nimbarka commentary) (by Roma Bose)