Siddheshvara, aka: Siddha-ishvara, Siddheśvara; 3 Definition(s)
Siddheshvara 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 Siddheśvara can be transliterated into English as Siddhesvara or Siddheshvara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Siddheśvara (सिद्धेश्वर).—A tīrtha sacred to Pitṛs.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 22. 43; 191. 108, 122.
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.
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)
Siddheśvara (सिद्धेश्वर) is a Sanskrit word referring to one of the sixty-eight places hosting a svāyambhuvaliṅga, one of the most sacred of liṅgas according to the Śaivāgamas. The presiding deity residing over the liṅga in this place (Siddheśvara) is named Dhvani. The list of sixty-eight svāyambhuvaliṅgas is found in the commentary of the Jirṇoddhāra-daśaka by Nigamajñānadeva. The word liṅga refers to a symbol used in the worship of Śiva and is used thoughout Śaiva literature, such as the sacred Āgamas.Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism
Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.
Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)
Siddheśvara (सिद्धेश्वर) or Siddheśvara Yogin is the father of Rāmacandra Paṇḍita (19th century) who belonged to Ātreyagotra and Kṛṣṇayajurveda mentioning about this at the end of Vṛttābhirāma. Rāmacandra composed a commentary named Jyotsnā on Vājasaneyiprātiśākhya in 1817 C.E. and Vṛttābhirāma in 1824 C.E.Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature
Chandas (छन्दस्) refers to Sanskrit prosody and represents one of the six Vedangas (auxiliary disciplines belonging to the study of the Vedas). The science of prosody (chandas-shastra) focusses on the study of the poetic meters such as the commonly known twenty-six metres mentioned by Pingalas.
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The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 2 - The greatness of Śivaliṅgas < [Section 4 - Koṭirudra-Saṃhitā]
Chapter 44 - The birth of Vyāsa < [Section 5 - Umā-Saṃhitā]
The Gautami Mahatmya (by G. P. Bhatt)
The history of Andhra country (1000 AD - 1500 AD) (by Yashoda Devi)
Part 28 - Other Pallavas < [Chapter XII - The Pallavas]
Part 32 - Manmasiddha (III A.D. 1248-1267) < [Chapter XX - The Telugu Cholas (Chodas)]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 21 - Suvrata’s Devotion to Viṣṇu < [Section 2 - Bhūmi-khaṇḍa (section on the earth)]
Chapter 22 - Dharmāṅgada Born as Suvrata < [Section 2 - Bhūmi-khaṇḍa (section on the earth)]
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)