Shvetashvatara, Śvetāśvatara: 6 definitions
Shvetashvatara 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 Śvetāśvatara can be transliterated into English as Svetasvatara or Shvetashvatara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Śvetāśvatara (श्वेताश्वतर).—He was the author of the famous Upaniṣad known as "Śvetāśvatara. Many spiritual and philosophical topics are discussed in this work divided into six chapters.Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study
Śvetāśvatara (श्वेताश्वतर) is the name an ancient sage, according to the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, “[...] On the bank of the Ganges king Suśīla saw a great sage, Śvetāśvatara by name who was a great Pāśupata, free from passions and wearing Kaupina (tattered garment). He besmeared ashes (bhasma) all over his body and had the tripuṇḍra mark on his forehead. The king with folded hands prayed the ascetic to accept him as a disciple and the latter admitted him into the Pāśupata order and taught him Pāśupata Yoga. [...]”
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śvetāśvatara (श्वेताश्वतर).—[masculine] [Name] of a teacher, [plural] his school.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śvetāśvatara (श्वेताश्वतर):—[from śveta > śvit] m. ‘having white mules’, Name of a teacher, [Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad]
2) [v.s. ...] [plural]his school, [Taittirīya-āraṇyaka [Scholiast or Commentator]]
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Śvētāśvatara (ಶ್ವೇತಾಶ್ವತರ):—[noun] name of one of the upanishads.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Full-text (+191): Shvetashvatarashakha, Pratyara, Sarvadhipatya, Shatardhara, Vishvadhaman, Vishvadhipa, Cetayitri, Gunanvaya, Pranadhipa, Vedaguhyopanishad, Pancavarta, Shatabhaga, Shvetashvataropanishaddipika, Bhayavaha, Bhavagrahya, Trivartman, Kalakara, Yathanikayam, Ishasamstha, Kimkarana.
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Brahma Sutras (Nimbarka commentary) (by Roma Bose)
Brahma-Sūtra 4.1.11 < [Adhikaraṇa 5 - Sūtras 7-11]
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Brahma Sutras (Shankaracharya) (by George Thibaut)
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I, 1, 11 < [First Adhyāya, First Pāda]
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Brahma Sutras (Ramanuja) (by George Thibaut)
Sutra 1.4.8 < [First Adhyaya, Fourth Pada]
Sutra 1.4.9 < [First Adhyaya, Fourth Pada]
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Brahma Sutras (Shankara Bhashya) (by Swami Vireshwarananda)
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