Shuddhanna, Śuddhānna, Shuddha-anna: 1 definition


Shuddhanna 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 Śuddhānna can be transliterated into English as Suddhanna or Shuddhanna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

Source: Isvara Samhita Vol 5

Śuddhānna (शुद्धान्न) refers to a food preparation according to verse 25.89b-90a of the 8th-century Īśvarasaṃhitā. Accordingly, “that is paramānna which is cooked with milk (kṣīra), ghee (ājya) and jaggery (guḍa). It is śuddhānna when it is sprinkled over with ghee. In its absence it is stated as oblation”.

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Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.

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