Siddhaloka, Siddha-loka: 6 definitions

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Siddhaloka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary

Siddhaloka (सिद्धलोक).—The heavenly planet whose inhabitants possess all mystic powers; the planets of materially perfect beings.

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Siddhaloka (सिद्धलोक).—(Svarga)1 the permanent residence of Nārada.2

  • 1) Vāyu-purāṇa 41. 81-2.
  • 2) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 29. 80.
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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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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: Prakrit Bharati Academy: Jainism - the Creed for all Times

Siddhaloka (सिद्धलोक).—At the very apex of the universal space is the abode of the liberated perfect souls known as—ṣatprāgbhāra-pṛthvī or Siddhaloka. It lies 12 yojana above the Sarvārthasiddha, the topmost heaven. It is of shiny white colour, forty-five hundred thousand yojana in diameter and eight yojana thick in the middle, which tapers down to the thinness of a fly’s feather at the edges. The universal space extends up to one Yojana above this land and the liberated souls reside in the rarest atmosphere in the uppermost sixteenth part of this space over the Siddhaśilā.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Siddhaloka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Siddhaloka (सिद्धलोक).—the world of the Blest (siddha).

Derivable forms: siddhalokaḥ (सिद्धलोकः).

Siddhaloka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms siddha and loka (लोक).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Siddhaloka (सिद्धलोक):—[=siddha-loka] [from siddha > sidh] m. the world of the Blest, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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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.

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