Shivakarya, Śivakārya, Shiva-karya: 1 definition
Shivakarya 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 Śivakārya can be transliterated into English as Sivakarya or Shivakarya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Śivakārya (शिवकार्य) refers to “Śiva’s work”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.39 (“The gods arrive at Kailāsa”).—Accordingly, as the guests arrived for Śiva’s marriage: “[...] Then a great festival was celebrated at Kailāsa. It was very wonderful. The celestial damsels danced in a befitting manner. O sage, in the meantime Viṣṇu and other gods who had arrived there desired to make Śiva’s procession to start. At the bidding of Śiva, all of them performed service to Śiva considering His work (śivakārya) as their own. [...]”.
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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