Shivaratrimahatmya, Śivarātrimāhātmya, Shivaratri-mahatmya: 2 definitions
Shivaratrimahatmya 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 Śivarātrimāhātmya can be transliterated into English as Sivaratrimahatmya or Shivaratrimahatmya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Śivarātrimāhātmya (शिवरात्रिमाहात्म्य) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Oppert. 3045. 6243. Ii, 10370.
—from the Padmapurāṇa. Burnell. 188^b.
—from the Vīramaheśvarācāryasaṃgraha. Taylor. 1, 292.
—from the Brahmottarakhaṇḍa of the Skandapurāṇa. Burnell. 194^b.
2) Śivarātrimāhātmya (शिवरात्रिमाहात्म्य):—from the Bhṛṅgīśasaṃhitā. Stein 211.
—from the Liṅgapurāṇa. Stein 213.
3) Śivarātrimāhātmya (शिवरात्रिमाहात्म्य):—from the Liṅgapurāṇa. Peters. 6, 166.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śivarātrimāhātmya (शिवरात्रिमाहात्म्य):—[=śiva-rātri-māhātmya] [from śiva-rātri > śiva] n. Name of [work]
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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