Pingesha, Pinga-isha, Piṅgeśa: 5 definitions



Pingesha 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 Piṅgeśa can be transliterated into English as Pingesa or Pingesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Kubjikāmata-tantra

1) Piṅgeśa (पिङ्गेश):—Seventh of the nine padas, or ‘fields of authority or qualification’ representing one of the nine groups of Dūtīs in the Dūtīchakra, according to the Kubjikāmata-tantra. The seventh group of Dūtīs is presided over by the Bhairava named Mudreśa. This pada is also known as the Mudreśa-pada.

2) Piṅgeśa (पिङ्गेश or पिंगेश):—The name for Śiva (or, Parameśvara), who is the central deity of the Mātṛcakra (third of the five cakras) according to the Kubjikāmatatantra. He is also referred to as Mitra of whom the eight Mahāmātṛs are born from his body.

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Piṅgeśa (पिङ्गेश).—an epithet of fire.

Derivable forms: piṅgeśaḥ (पिङ्गेशः).

Piṅgeśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms piṅga and īśa (ईश).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Piṅgeśa (पिङ्गेश):—[from piṅga > piñj] m. ‘lord of the yellow hue’, Name of Agni, [Mahābhārata]

[Sanskrit to German]

Pingesha in German

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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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