Shatakaumbhi, Śātakaumbhī: 1 definition


Shatakaumbhi 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 Śātakaumbhī can be transliterated into English as Satakaumbhi or Shatakaumbhi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

[«previous next»] — Shatakaumbhi in Vaishnavism glossary
Source: VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam

Śātakaumbhī (शातकौम्भी).—According to Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 5.16.28, “in the middle of the summit of Meru is the township of Lord Brahmā. Each of its four sides is calculated to extend for ten million yojanas eighty million miles. It is made entirely of gold, and therefore learned scholars and sages call it Śātakaumbhī”.

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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