Shuklatirtha, aka: Śuklatīrtha, Shukla-tirtha; 1 Definition(s)
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The Sanskrit term Śuklatīrtha can be transliterated into English as Suklatirtha or Shuklatirtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Śuklatīrtha (शुक्लतीर्थ).—Sacred to Śiva; merits of expounded to Śiva to Mārkaṇḍeya; attached to the Narmadā; here Cāṇakya a rājaṛṣi attained siddhi; destroys the sin of brahmicide and infanticide; the lord lives here with Umā on the fourteenth day of the dark half of Vaiśākha and Caitra months. Prayers on the fourteenth day of the Kṛttikā month takes one to the abode of Śiva.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 192. 3, 12-38.
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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The Gautami Mahatmya (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 19 - Śuklatīrtha < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
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