Purushottamakshetra, Puruṣottamakṣetra, Purushottama-kshetra: 3 definitions
Purushottamakshetra 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 Puruṣottamakṣetra can be transliterated into English as Purusottamaksetra or Purushottamakshetra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: Pure Bhakti: Brhad Bhagavatamrtam
Puruṣottamakṣetra (पुरुषोत्तमक्षेत्र) refers to:—The kingdom of Purusottama Sri Jagannatha. (cf. Glossary page from Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta).
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’).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Puruṣottamakṣetra (पुरुषोत्तमक्षेत्र):—[=puruṣottama-kṣetra] [from puruṣottama > puruṣa] n. ‘district of the Supreme Being’, Name of a district in Orissa sacred to Viṣṇu, [Brahma-purāṇa]
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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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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 2.1.219 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya (renunciation)]
Verse 2.1.163 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya (renunciation)]
Verse 2.2.63 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna (knowledge)]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Section 2 - Puruṣottama-kṣetra-māhātmya < [Book 2 - Vaiṣṇava-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 49 - The Merit of Listening to a Purāṇa < [Section 2 - Puruṣottama-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 4 - The Redemption of Puṇḍarīka and Aṃbarīṣa < [Section 2 - Puruṣottama-kṣetra-māhātmya]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)