Kalamrita, Kālāmṛta: 2 definitions


Kalamrita 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 Kālāmṛta can be transliterated into English as Kalamrta or Kalamrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Kalamrita in Shaktism glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva (shaktism)

Kālāmṛta (कालामृत) or Kālāmṛtatantra refers to one of the twenty-eight Gāruḍatantras, belonging to the Śāktāgama (or Śāktatantra) division of the Āgama tradition. The Śāktāgamas represent the wisdom imparted by Devī to Īśvara and convey the idea that the worship of Śakti is the means to attain liberation. According to the Pratiṣṭhālakṣaṇasamuccaya of Vairocana, the Śāktatantras are divided into to four parts, the Kālāmṛta belonging to the Garuḍa class.

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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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[«previous next»] — Kalamrita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Kālāmṛta (कालामृत) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—and—[commentary] jy. by Veṅkaṭa Yajvan. [Mackenzie Collection] 124. Oppert. 40. 153. 966. 1215. 3556. 4397. 4522. 6504. 6561. 7092. 7537. 7592. 7897 (and—[commentary]). Ii, 1046. 1438. 1736. 1953. 2036. 2126. 2151. 2791. 2815. 2890. 3121. 3308. 3614. 4522. 5104. 5732. 10119.
—[commentary] Oppert. Ii, 1832. 2792.
—[commentary] by Veṅkaṭa Sūri. Oppert. Ii, 8181.

2) Kālāmṛta (कालामृत):—and—[commentary] jy. by Veṅkaṭayajvan. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 17.

3) Kālāmṛta (कालामृत):—jy. Hz. 118 (and—[commentary]).
—[commentary] Hz. 34. Extr. 59.
—[commentary] Ujjvalā by Veṅkaṭa Yajvan. Hz. 8. 327. 411. Extr. 72.

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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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