Mallikarjuna, Mallikārjuna, Mallika-arjuna: 12 definitions
Mallikarjuna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.
Vastushastra (architecture)Source: Shodhganga: Temples of Salem region Up to 1336 AD
Mallikārjuna (मल्लिकार्जुन).—In the elevation, Mallikārjuna temple possesses an adhiṣṭhāna, bhitti, prastara and śikhara. The temple is built out of stone except for the śikhara, which is replaced now. The adhiṣṭhāna is sub-merged in the modern flooring of the courtyard as a result of renovations. On the outer wall, to the left of the garbhagṛha, koṣṭas housing the images of Brahmā and Durga are noticed. The height of these images is about one foot tall. They have an archaic look, but they are highly eroded. The Durga image in this kosta, resembles the one found in the gūḍhamaṇḍapa of the Kamakshi-Amman temple.
Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: Prabhupada Books: Sri Caitanya Caritamrta
Mallikārjuna (मल्लिकार्जुन).—According to Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta, Madya-lila 9.15, “Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu then went to Mallikārjuna-tīrtha and saw the deity of Lord Śiva there. He also induced all the people to chant the Hare Kṛṣṇa mahā-mantra”. Mallikārjuna is also known as Śrī Saila. It is situated about seventy miles south of Karṇula on the right bank of the Kṛṣṇā River. There are great walls all around the village, and within the walls resides the deity known as Mallikārjuna. It is a deity of Lord Śiva and is one of the Jyotirliṅgas.
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’).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Mallikārjuna (मल्लिकार्जुन) or Śrīśaila refers to one of twelve Jyotirliṅgas, according to the Śivapurāṇa 1.22 while explaining the importance of the partaking of the Naivedya of Śiva. Mallikārjuna is located at on a mountain near the river Kṛṣṇā.
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.
India history and geogprahySource: archive.org: Chaitanya’s life and teachings (history)
Mallikarjun is one of the places visited by Chaitanya during his pilgrimage in Southern India between April 1510 and January 1512.—Mallikarjun.—Shri-Shailam, on the south bank of the Krishna, 70 miles below Karnul. In the centre of the enclosure is the temple of Mallikarjun Shiva, the chief deity worshipped here, and considered as one of the jyotir-lingas. (Kurnool Manual, 181-183, 144). There is another and much less famous temple to Mallikarjun at Bezvada on the Krishna river.Source: Archaeological Survey of India: Śaiva monuments at Paṭṭadakal
Mallikārjuna (मल्लिकार्जुन) is the name of a shrine built by Trailokyamahādevī and Lokamahādevī, both queens of Vikramāditya and belonging to the Haihaya family. The shrine was previously known as Trailokyeśvara. Vikramāditya II was the son of Vijayaditya, son of Vinayaditya, son of Vikramāditya I.
Mallikārjuna is one of the eight temples located in a space to the north of the village Paṭṭadakal, arrayed in a rectangle of about 180 x 140 m on the western bank of the river.Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras
Mallikārjuna (fl. 1154 A.D.) is the name of a king from the Śilāhāra dynasty, according to the “British museum stone inscription of the reign of Haripāladeva”.
This stone inscription (mentioning Mallikārjuna) was apparently found somewhere is North Koṅkaṇ and is now deposited in the British Museum, London. It records that some miscreants did damage to the channel (nāḍa) near a well belonging to the residents of the village Turubhāmra and dedicated to the god Agnihotra. It is dated in Śaka 1076, the cyclic year Bhāva and the full-moon tithi of Māgha.Source: Shodhganga: Kakati Ganapatideva and his times
Mallikārjuna (मल्लिकार्जुन) is the name of a Telugu poet active during the reign of Gaṇapatideva-mahārāja (r. 1199-1262 A.D.) The political unity, the economic prosperity and growth of Telugu literature created and promoted national consciousness among the Āndhras which found its echos in the literary compositions of this period.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
mallikārjuna (मल्लिकार्जुन).—m S One of the twelve lingams of Shiva. See bārā jyōtiliṅga.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
mallikārjuna (मल्लिकार्जुन).—m One of the twelve lingams of śiva.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Mallikārjuna (मल्लिकार्जुन).—Name of a Liṅga of Śiva on the mountain Śrīśaila.
Derivable forms: mallikārjunaḥ (मल्लिकार्जुनः), mallikārjunaḥ (मल्लिकार्जुनः).
Mallikārjuna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mallika and arjuna (अर्जुन).
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+13): Shrishaila, Shivatatvasaram, Prabhakaranayaka, Anantapaiprabhu, Bara Jyotilingem, Navanathacharitramu, Patalasaka, Lokamahadevi, Bhandivad, Amuka, Trailokyamahadevi, Shriparvata, Dharmapuri, Vijayawada, Vedashiva, Narananayaka, Vidyamandapa, Mudur, Anantugi, Kuruvatti.
Search found 10 books and stories containing Mallikarjuna, Mallikārjuna, Mallika-arjuna, Mallikā-arjuna; (plurals include: Mallikarjunas, Mallikārjunas, arjunas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 15 - The origin of the Second Mallikārjuna Jyotirliṅga < [Section 4 - Koṭirudra-Saṃhitā]
Chapter 42 - The Twelve Jyotirliṅga incarnations < [Section 3 - Śatarudra-saṃhitā]
Chapter 20 - The celebration of Gaṇeśa’s marriage < [Section 2.4 - Rudra-saṃhitā (4): Kumāra-khaṇḍa]
The history of Andhra country (1000 AD - 1500 AD) (by Yashoda Devi)
Part 4 - Ambadeva A.D. (1273-1335) < [Chapter XIX - The Kayasthas (A.D. 1220-1320)]
Part 8 - Manda and Buddha (A.D. 1149-1173) < [Chapter IV - The Kondapadumatis (A.D. 1100-1282)]
Part 50 - A New Family of the Telugu Cholas (Nellore) < [Chapter XX - The Telugu Cholas (Chodas)]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 19 - A Description of Śrīśaila < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 114 - Dialogue between Śiva and Rāma < [Section 5 - Pātāla-Khaṇḍa (Section on the Nether World)]
Early Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Temples in Vada-Tirumullaivayil < [Chapter VIII - Temples of Uttama Chola’s Time]
Sikhara < [Chapter XIII - Prasada: Component Parts]
Temples in Kodumbalur < [Chapter IV - Temples of Sundara Chola’s Time]
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 4 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)