Mahakalapura, Mahākālapura, Mahakala-pura: 4 definitions
Mahakalapura 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.
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: Pure Bhakti: Brhad Bhagavatamrtam
Mahākālapura (महाकालपुर) refers to:—The abode of the great time factor; the Brahmajyoti; the abode of liberation; Brahman. A realm that is the spiritual effulgence of the body of the Lord of Mahākāla-pura. It is beyond material cause and effect. (cf. Glossary page from Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta).
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahākālapura (महाकालपुर):—[=mahā-kāla-pura] [from mahā-kāla > mahā > mah] n. ‘Mahā-kāla’s city’, Ujjayinī, [Inscriptions]
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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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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 2.2.237 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna (knowledge)]
Verse 2.2.226 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna (knowledge)]
Verse 2.3.44 < [Chapter 3 - Bhajana (loving service)]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 37 - Śiveśvara (śiva-īśvara-liṅga) < [Section 2 - Caturaśīti-liṅga-māhātmya]
Chapter 27 - The Glory of Aṅkapāda (Restoration of Sāndīpani’s Son) < [Section 1 - Avantīkṣetra-māhātmya]