Kupiteshvara, aka: Kupiteśvara, Kupita-ishvara; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Kupiteśvara can be transliterated into English as Kupitesvara or Kupiteshvara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Kupiteśvara (कुपितेश्वर) is the name of a Liṅga (symbolical manifestation of Śiva) that is associated with the Udakuṇḍa-tīrtha (a sacred bathing place). It represents the forty-seventh of the sixty-four siddhaliṅgas mentioned in the Nepalese Tyasaphu (a folding book or leporello). At each of these spots Śiva is manifest as a Liṅga. Each of these liṅgas (eg., Kupita-īśvara) has its own specific name, mantra, set of rituals and observances, auspicious time etc.

The auspiscious time for bathing near the Kupiteśvara-liṅga at the Udakuṇḍa-tīrtha is mentioned as “caitra-kṛṣṇa-tṛtīyā māgha-kṛṣṇa-caturdaśī” (latin: caitra-krishna-tritiya magha-krishna-caturdashi). This basically represents the recommended day for bathing there (snānadina).

Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism
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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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