Shadkarmanishtha, Ṣaḍkarmaniṣṭha: 1 definition

Introduction

Shadkarmanishtha 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 Ṣaḍkarmaniṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Sadkarmanistha or Shadkarmanishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous (S) next»] — Shadkarmanishtha in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Ṣaḍkarmaniṣṭha (षड्कर्मनिष्ठ).—Is Śiva.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 30. 217.
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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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