Lokasrashtri, Lokasraṣṭṛ, Loka-srashtri: 1 definition


Lokasrashtri 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 Lokasraṣṭṛ can be transliterated into English as Lokasrastr or Lokasrashtri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Lokasrashtri in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Lokasraṣṭṛ (लोकस्रष्टृ) refers to the “creator of the world”, and is used as an epithet of Brahmā, in the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.18. Accordingly as Brahmā narrated to Nārada:—“[...] On seeing me, the creator of the world (Lokasraṣṭṛ), approaching, the bull-emblemed Śiva had doubts about the acquisition of Satī”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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