Rudradhyaya, Rudrādhyāya: 5 definitions
Rudradhyaya 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Rudrādhyāya (रुद्राध्याय).—Given by Nārada to Śīlavatī, the woodcutter's wife to redeem her husband, by reciting it after a ceremonial bath.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 7. 51.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Rudrādhyāya (रुद्राध्याय) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—vaid. Kh. 61. Report. Iii. Jac. 697. Taylor. 1, 309. Peters. 1, 118.
—[commentary] Peters. 2, 185. See Rudra, Rudrajapa.
—Taittir. W. p. 38. Bp. 284.
—[commentary] by Sāyaṇa. Bp. 284.
—Maitrāyaṇīya. Peters. 3, 385.
—Vs. Bp. 284.
—from the Brahmottarakhaṇḍa of the Skandapurāṇa. Burnell. 194^b.
2) Rudrādhyāya (रुद्राध्याय):—vaid. Fl. 155.
3) Rudrādhyāya (रुद्राध्याय):—from the Vājasaneyisaṃhitā. L.. 49. 50 (inc.). Peters. 5, 53 (with a C. by Uvaṭa). See Rudrajapa. C. by Haridatta Miśra. Hr. Notices Vol. Xi, Pref. p. 9.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rudrādhyāya (रुद्राध्याय):—[from rudra > rud] m. Name of [particular] prayers addressed to R°, [Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Rudrādhyāya (रुद्राध्याय):—m. Bez. bestimmter an Rudra gerichteter Gebete [Hemādri’s Caturvargacintāmaṇi 1,200,16.]
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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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 21 - The Greatness of Rudrādhyāya < [Section 3 - Brāhmottara-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 167 - The Greatness of Mārkaṇḍeśvara (mārkaṇḍa-īśvara-tīrtha) < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 48 - The Description of Somanātha < [Section 2 - Kaumārikā-khaṇḍa]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 58 - Code of Conduct for an Anchorite < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
Lalitopakhyana (Lalita Mahatmya) (by G.V. Tagare)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)