Kapaleshvara, Kapāleśvara: 2 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Kapāleśvara can be transliterated into English as Kapalesvara or Kapaleshvara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Kapāleśvara (कपालेश्वर) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—poet. [Sūktikarṇāmṛta by Śrīdharadāsa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kapāleśvara (कपालेश्वर):—[from kapāla] m. ‘lord of skulls’, Name of Śiva ([especially]) as worshipped at a temple in Nāsik
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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Starts with: Kapaleshvaratirtha.
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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 8 - Kapāleśvara (kapāla-īśvara-liṅga) < [Section 2 - Caturaśīti-liṅga-māhātmya]
Chapter 103 - Greatness of Kapāleśvara (Kapāla-īśvara) < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 91 - Greatness of Tryaṃbakeśvara (Tryaṃbaka-īśvara) < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 11 - The Victory of Kumāra and the death of Bāṇa and Pralamba < [Section 2.4 - Rudra-saṃhitā (4): Kumāra-khaṇḍa]
Lakulisha-Pashupata (Philosophy and Practice) (by Geetika Kaw Kher)
Connection between Lakulisa-Pasupatas and Kapalikas < [Chapter 2 - Spread and Transition]
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Jainism in Odisha (Orissa) (by Ashis Ranjan Sahoo)
Jaina Antiquities in Choudwar (Cuttack) < [Chapter 3: Survey of Jaina Antiquities in Odisha]
The Nilamata Purana (by Dr. Ved Kumari)