Sheshacala, Śeṣācala, Shesha-acala: 1 definition
Sheshacala means something in the history of ancient India. 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 Śeṣācala can be transliterated into English as Sesacala or Sheshacala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Sheshachala.
India history and geographySource: Wisdom Library: Skanda-purana (history)
Śeṣācala (शेषाचल) is the name of a mountain and represents the first ridge of the Tirupati Hill—The Tirupati Hill in the Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh is situated at 13° 41" North Latitude and 79° 24" East Longitude. The hill is 2820 feet above sea level. It is an extension of the Eastern Ghats. The hill consists of seven peaks. These are supposed to be the seven hoods of Ādiśeṣa, the mythological serpent who supports the earth. [...] Veṅkaṭācala or Veṅkaṭādri is the name of the seventh ridge [...] The other six peaks (rather ridges) are designated as Śeṣācala, Vedācala, Garuḍācala, Añjanācala, Vṛṣabhācala and Nārāyaṇācala.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 23 - Great Efficacy of Cakratīrtha < [Section 1 - Veṅkaṭācala-māhātmya]
Chapter 1 - Nārada’s Vision of Yajñavarāha (Stationed on the Peak of Sumeru) < [Section 1 - Veṅkaṭācala-māhātmya]
Chapter 20 - Merit from Gift of Lands < [Section 1 - Veṅkaṭācala-māhātmya]