Shamkaratirtha, Śāṅkaratīrtha, Śaṃkaratīrtha, Shankaratirtha, Shankara-tirtha, Shamkara-tirtha: 4 definitions
Shamkaratirtha means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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 terms Śāṅkaratīrtha and Śaṃkaratīrtha can be transliterated into English as Sankaratirtha or Shankaratirtha or Samkaratirtha or Shamkaratirtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Śāṅkaratīrtha (शाङ्करतीर्थ).—Sacred to Pitṛs.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 22. 43.
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.
Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)Source: OSU Press: Cakrasamvara Samadhi
Śaṃkaratīrtha (शंकरतीर्थ) refers to one of the “eleven holy bathing places” (Puṇyatīrtha), according to the Guru Mandala Worship (maṇḍalārcana) ritual often performed in combination with the Cakrasaṃvara Samādhi, which refers to the primary pūjā and sādhanā practice of Newah Mahāyāna-Vajrayāna Buddhists in Nepal.
Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śaṃkaratīrtha (शंकरतीर्थ):—[=śaṃkara-tīrtha] [from śaṃkara > śam] n. Name of [chapter] of the [Śiva-purāṇa]
[Sanskrit to German]
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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Ends with: Vidyashamkaratirtha.
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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 16 - The group of Tīrthas and their eminence < [Section 4 - Dvārakā-māhātmya]