Shivaratrikatha, Śivarātrikathā: 3 definitions


Shivaratrikatha 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 Śivarātrikathā can be transliterated into English as Sivaratrikatha or Shivaratrikatha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Tessitori Collection I (hinduism)

Śivarātrīkathā (शिवरात्रीकथा) is the name of a work dealing with Hymns and Rituals.—The Śivarātrīkathā (in Rajasthani) is included in the collection of manuscripts at the ‘Vincenzo Joppi’ library, collected by Luigi Pio Tessitori during his visit to Rajasthan between 1914 and 1919.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Śivarātrikathā (शिवरात्रिकथा) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Peters. 1, 120.

2) Śivarātrikathā (शिवरात्रिकथा):—from the Skandapurāṇa. Oudh. Xx, 40.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śivarātrikathā (शिवरात्रिकथा):—[=śiva-rātri-kathā] [from śiva-rātri > śiva] f. Name of [work]

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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