Marakatashala, Mārakataśālā: 1 definition


Marakatashala 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 Mārakataśālā can be transliterated into English as Marakatasala or Marakatashala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Marakatashala in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Mārakataśālā (मारकतशाला).—Next to muktāśālā of Lalitā—Palmyra juice is used here: nearby in a grove lives the creator: Fourteen vidyas, upavidyas 64 kalas all reside here: a little away is Viṣṇuloka with a 1000 pillars: beyond that is Śivaloka.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 34. 54.
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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.

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