Shivayashas, Shiva-yashas, Śivāyaśas, Śivāyaśa, Śivayaśa, Shiva-yasha, Shivayasha, Śivayaśas: 1 definition


Shivayashas 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 Śivāyaśas and Śivāyaśa and Śivayaśa and Śivayaśas can be transliterated into English as Sivayasas or Shivayashas or Sivayasa or Shivayasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Shivayashas in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Śivāyaśas (शिवायशस्) refers to the “glory of Pārvatī (=Śivā)”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.29 (“Śivā-Śiva dialogue”).—Accordingly, as Nārada said to Brahmā: “O Brahmā, O fortunate one, what happened thereafter? I wish to hear everything. Please narrate the glory of Pārvatī (śivāyaśas) to me”.

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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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