Omkareshvara, Oṃkāreśvara, Omkara-ishvara: 1 definition
Omkareshvara 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 Oṃkāreśvara can be transliterated into English as Omkaresvara or Omkareshvara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Oṃkāreśvara (ओंकारेश्वर) or Oṃkāra refers to one of twelve Jyotirliṅgas, according to the Śivapurāṇa 1.22 while explaining the importance of the partaking of the Naivedya of Śiva. It can also be transliterated as Omkareshwar. Oṃkāreśvara is located at Oṃkāra Māndhātā (Omkar Mandhata) on the Narmadā.
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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Starts with: Omkareshvaramahatmya.
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