Shaku, aka: Śākū; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Shaku 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 Śākū can be transliterated into English as Saku or Shaku, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana

[Shaku in Purana glossaries]

Śākū (शाकू).—A mind-born mother.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 179. 10.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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