Kalagnirudra, Kālāgnirudra: 6 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.
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram
Kālāgnirudra (कालाग्निरुद्र) refers to the “the Rudra who is the Fire of Time”.—The Vedic formula: 'Rudra is indeed Fire' (rudro vai agniḥ) identifies this god with the sacrificial fire from early times. In Tantric and Purāṇic literature this form of the sacrificial fire became Kālāgnirudra—the Rudra who is the Fire of Time that ‘cooks’ the worlds and then ultimately consumes them at the end of each cosmic cycle. Kubjikā is frequently identified with Rudraśakti throughout our text. In this aspect she is, amongst other things, the energy of this divine Fire. As such she is also, as we have seen, Saṃvartā, the Doomsday Fire that burns in the centre of the maṇḍala with the power of bliss.
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the 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
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Kālāgnirudra (ಕಾಲಾಗ್ನಿರುದ್ರ):—[noun] Śiva, in the form of formidable and all-devastating fire, at the time of destruction of the universe.
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Kāḷāgnirudra (ಕಾಳಾಗ್ನಿರುದ್ರ):—[noun] Śiva, in the form of formidable and all-devastating fire, at the time of destruction of the universe.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 187 - The Greatness of Kālāgnirudra Tīrtha < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 8 - The Glory of Someśvara (Soma-īśvara) < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 4 - The Extent of Prabhāsa Kṣetra < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Cidgaganacandrika (study) (by S. Mahalakshmi)
Verse 245 [Yamakāli] < [Chapter 4 - Fourth Vimarśa]
Verse 15 [External Manifestations of Bhavāni] < [Chapter 1 - First Vimarśa]
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)