Shailaputri, Śailaputrī, Shaila-putri: 5 definitions
Shailaputri 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 Śailaputrī can be transliterated into English as Sailaputri or Shailaputri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Hare-Krsna: Nava-Durgā
Śailaputrī (शैलपुत्री) refers to one of the nine Navadurgā which literally means the “nine forms of Goddess Durgā”, and constitute, according to Vedic scriptures, the manifestation of Durgā in Her nine different aspects. [...] Each goddess [viz., Śailaputrī] has a different form and a special significance.
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śailaputrī (शैलपुत्री).—epithets of Pārvatī; अवाप्तः प्रागल्भ्यं परिणतरुचः शैलतनये (avāptaḥ prāgalbhyaṃ pariṇatarucaḥ śailatanaye) K. P.1; Ku. 3.68.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śailaputrī (शैलपुत्री).—[feminine] the same.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śailaputrī (शैलपुत्री):—[=śaila-putrī] [from śaila] f. = -kanyā, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Rāmāyaṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of the Ganges, [Rāmāyaṇa]
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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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