Makuta, Makuṭa: 8 definitions
Makuta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva
Makuṭa (मकुट) or Makuṭāgama refers to one of the twenty-eight Siddhāntāgama: a classification of the Śaiva division of Śaivāgamas. The Śaivāgamas represent the wisdom that has come down from lord Śiva, received by Pārvatī and accepted by Viṣṇu. The Śaivāgamas are divided into four groups viz. Śaiva, Pāśupata, Soma and Lākula. Śaiva is further divided in to Dakṣiṇa, Vāma and Siddhānta (eg., makuṭa).
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.
Shilpashastra (iconography)Source: Shodhganga: Vaisnava Agamas And Visnu Images
Makuṭa (मकुट) refers to “crowns”, as defined in treatises such as the Pāñcarātra, Pādmasaṃhitā and Vaikhānasa-āgamas, extensively dealing with the technical features of temple art, iconography and architecture in Vaishnavism.
Shilpashastra (शिल्पशास्त्र, śilpaśāstra) represents the ancient Indian science (shastra) of creative arts (shilpa) such as sculpture, iconography and painting. Closely related to Vastushastra (architecture), they often share the same literature.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
makuṭa : (m.; nt.) crest; crown; a coronet.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Makuṭa, (f.) (cp. BSk. makuṭa Divy 411) a crest Abhp 283 (kirīṭa+, i.e. adornment). (Page 511)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Makuṭa (मकुट).—A crown; cf. मुकुट (mukuṭa); Mb.3.
Derivable forms: makuṭam (मकुटम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Makuṭa (मकुट).—nt. or m. (= Pali and Sanskrit Lex. id.; one doubtful Sanskrit occurrence, Schmidt, Nachträge; Sanskrit muk°), diadem, crown: Mahāvastu i.129.7 (verse, read with mss. śiraṃ… sa-makuṭaṃ; Senart's em. impossible in meter and im- plausible in sense); Mahāvastu i.153.1 = ii.29.16 (verse; same verse i.226.13 muk°); ii.316.11 (verse, read with one ms. śīryanto, or °ta, mahyaṃ makuṭo…); iii.178.16, 19 (°ṭam, n. sg.); [Page413-1b+ 12] Divyāvadāna 411.12 (°ṭaṃ dattam, n. sg.); (Ārya-)Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa 63.2 etc.; of flowers, gandha-makuṭā Mahāvastu ii.463.3, and °ṭāni 4 (prose), fragrant crowns (of flowers).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṭaṃ) A crest, a head-dress, a crown, a tiara. E. maki to adorn, aff. uṭa form irr.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Makuṭa (मकुट):—n. a crest (= mukuṭa), [Divyāvadāna]
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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Ends with (+17): Anabhibhutamakuta, Ardhamakuta, Avabhasamakuta, Bhasmakuta, Bodhimandamakuta, Brahmakuta, Calamakuta, Chalamakuta, Chitramakuta, Citramakuta, Devamakuta, Dharmadhatupratibhasamanimakuta, Dharmakuta, Digvairocanamakuta, Digvairochanamakuta, Gamakuta, Gramakuta, Haimakuta, Hemakuta, Himakuta.
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Search found 9 books and stories containing Makuta, Makuṭa; (plurals include: Makutas, Makuṭas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Manasara (English translation) (by Prasanna Kumar Acharya)
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Temples in Nidur < [Chapter II - Temples of Kulottunga I’s Time]
Temples in Tribhuvanam < [Chapter XII - Temples of Kulottunga III’s Time]
Temples in Melakkadambur < [Chapter II - Temples of Kulottunga I’s Time]
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Nayanar 51: Vayilar < [Volume 4.1.1 - A comparative study of the Shaivite saints the Thiruthondathogai]
Nayanar 52: Munaiyaduvar (Munaiyatuvar) < [Volume 4.1.1 - A comparative study of the Shaivite saints the Thiruthondathogai]
Nayanar 54: Idangazhi (Itankali) < [Volume 4.1.1 - A comparative study of the Shaivite saints the Thiruthondathogai]
Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Temples in Tiruvaiyaru < [Chapter IV - Temples of Rajendra I’s Time]
Temples in Dadapuram < [Chapter II - Temples of Rajaraja I’s Time]
3. Images set up by his Queens < [Tanjavur/Thanjavur (Rajarajesvaram temple)]
Early Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Bronze, group 1: Late Pallava and Early Chola—Age of Vijayalaya (a.d. 785-871) < [Chapter XI - Sculpture]
Dravidian Art < [Chapter XIV - Conclusion]