Shatarudriya, aka: Śatarudriya, Śatarudrīya, Shata-rudriya; 4 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit terms Śatarudriya and Śatarudrīya can be transliterated into English as Satarudriya or Shatarudriya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Śatarudrīya (शतरुद्रीय):—It is also said that gods are satiated if  Śrī Rudram  is chanted and hence it is also called Śatarudrīya, which means extolling one hundred ways of glorifying Rudra.

Source: Manblunder: Sri Rudram Introduction
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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Śatarudrīya (शतरुद्रीय).—A portion of the Vedic (Yajus) literature except which the Trayī exists until the pralaya;1 here the Rudras partake of the offerings;2 sacred to pitṛs;3 Citrakarma, the Gaṇeśvara taught this to Madana;4 japa at Benares leads one to eternal beatitude;5 identified with Śiva.6

  • 1) Vāyu-purāṇa 59. 57.
  • 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 9. 84.
  • 3) Matsya-purāṇa 22. 35.
  • 4) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 32. 63; IV. 7. 49; 11. 30-33; 34. 52.
  • 5) Matsya-purāṇa 184. 56.
  • 6) Vāyu-purāṇa 30. 244.
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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General definition (in Hinduism)

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The Śatarudriya (शतरुद्रिय), constituting the sixty-six subdivisions of chapter 16 of the Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā, is a litany accompanying no less than 425 oblations and addressed to the hundred forms and powers of the god Rudra.

Source: Springer: The Śatarudriya

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Śatarudriya (शतरुद्रिय).—

1) a Vedic text (rudrādhyāyaḥ -'namaste rudramanyave' iti yājuṣaḥ prapāṭhakaḥ); गृणन्तौ वेदविद्वांसौ तद्व्रह शतरुद्रियम् (gṛṇantau vedavidvāṃsau tadvraha śatarudriyam) Mb.7.81.13;7.22.12.

2) a particular Śiva-stotra in the Mahābhārata; देवदेवस्य ते पार्थ व्याख्याः शतरुद्रियम् (devadevasya te pārtha vyākhyāḥ śatarudriyam) Mb.7.22.48.

Derivable forms: śatarudriyam (शतरुद्रियम्).

Śatarudriya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śata and rudriya (रुद्रिय).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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