Maheshvarakhanda, Maheśvarakhaṇḍa, Maheshvara-khanda: 1 definition


Maheshvarakhanda 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 Maheśvarakhaṇḍa can be transliterated into English as Mahesvarakhanda or Maheshvarakhanda, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

Maheśvarakhaṇḍa (महेश्वरखण्ड):—The Maheśvara-khaṇḍa of the Skandapurāṇa consists of three sections:

  1. the Kedārakhaṇḍa (35 chapters)
  2. the Kaumārikākhaṇḍa or Kumārikākhaṇḍa (66 chapters) and
  3. the Arunācalakhaṇḍa or Arunācalamāhātmya, further divided into two parts: Pūrvārdha (13 chapters) and Uttarārdha (24 chapters).

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