Shatarudriya, aka: Śatarudriya, Śatarudrīya, Shata-rudriya; 4 Definition(s)
Shatarudriya 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 terms Śatarudriya and Śatarudrīya can be transliterated into English as Satarudriya or Shatarudriya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)
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
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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
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.
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)
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
Languages of India and abroad
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
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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Search found 11 books and stories containing Shatarudriya, Śatarudriya, Śatarudrīya or Shata-rudriya. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CCXLVIII - The eight essentials of Yoga, etc. < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
Satapatha Brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
Kāṇḍa IX, adhyāya 1, brāhmaṇa 1 < [Ninth Kāṇḍa]
Kāṇḍa IX, adhyāya 1, brāhmaṇa 2 < [Ninth Kāṇḍa]
Kāṇḍa X, adhyāya 3, brāhmaṇa 4 < [Tenth Kāṇḍa]
Lalitopakhyana (Lalita Mahatmya) (by G.V. Tagare)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 8 - Bhairava incarnation < [Section 3 - Śatarudra-saṃhitā]
Chapter 14 - Directions for the worship of Śiva < [Section 2.1 - Rudra-saṃhitā (1): Sṛśṭi-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 20 - Worshipping an earthen phallic image by chanting Vedic mantras < [Section 1 - Vidyeśvara-saṃhitā]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 34 - The Greatness of Kṛttivāseśvara < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
Chapter 111 - The Sinner Vidhṛta Goes to Śiva’s Abode < [Section 5 - Pātāla-Khaṇḍa (Section on the Nether World)]
Chapter 53 - Rules of Conduct for a Celibate Student < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]