Shakratirtha, Śakratīrtha, Shakra-tirtha: 1 definition
Shakratirtha 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 Śakratīrtha can be transliterated into English as Sakratirtha or Shakratirtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Śakratīrtha (शक्रतीर्थ).—On the southern bank of the Narmadā; sacred to the Pitṛs.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 191. 20; 22. 73.
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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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 138 - The Greatness of Śakra Tīrtha < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 230 - The Series of Tīrthas Enumerated < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 199 - Greatness of Eight Nāgara Families < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 18 - More Tīrthas on the Bank of Narmadā < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
Chapter 209 - The Story of Brāhmaṇa Mukunda < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 208 - The Greatness of Dvārakā < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
The Nilamata Purana (by Dr. Ved Kumari)
The Gautami Mahatmya (by G. P. Bhatt)