Mahakalasamhita, Mahākālasaṃhitā, Mahakala-samhita: 2 definitions



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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Mahākālasaṃhitā (महाकालसंहिता) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[tantric] Ben. 42. Kāṭm. 12. Quoted in Śaktiratnākara Oxf. 101.
—by Ādinātha. K. 48. Oudh. Xi, 28 (Adhināthadeva). Mahākālasaṃhitāyāṃ Sudhādhārākvathastotra. Pet. 725.
—Sundarīśaktidānastotra. L. 392. 478.

2) Mahākālasaṃhitā (महाकालसंहिता):—[tantric] Quoted by Narasiṃha in Tārābhaktisudhārṇava, Catal. Io. p. 898.
—ascribed to Ādinātha, an imaginary being. Cop. 9. Rgb. 560-62. Mahākālasaṃhitāyāṃ Sundarīśaktivaradānākhyaṃ Kālīsvarūpaṃ sahasranāmastotram. Fl. 375. Oudh. Xx, 242. Xxii, 126.

Mahākālasaṃhitā has the following synonyms: Mahākālayogaśāstra.

3) Mahākālasaṃhitā (महाकालसंहिता):—tantra. As p. 138. Mahākālasaṃhitāyāṃ Kālikāsahasranāman. Hz. 1198. L.. 1288.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Mahākālasaṃhitā (महाकालसंहिता):—[=mahā-kāla-saṃhitā] [from mahā-kāla > mahā > mah] f. Name of [work]

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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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