Siddhikshetra, Siddhi-kshetra, Siddhikṣetra: 5 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Siddhikṣetra can be transliterated into English as Siddhiksetra or Siddhikshetra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Siddhikshetra in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Siddhikṣetra (सिद्धिक्षेत्र) refers to a sacred region within Nayapāla (Nepal) according to a footnote at chapter 11 of the Koṭirudra-Saṃhitā of the Śiva-purāṇa: Nayapāla is a buffer State between India and China is situated on the Himalayas. It was here that lord Śiva preached the Pāśupata-yoga. The region is sacred to Śiva and is called Siddhikṣetra or Śivapīṭha. Accordingly to the same chapter, “the phallic image Paśupatīśa in the Nayapāla town famous on the earth is the bestower of the fruits of all desires”.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Siddhikṣetra (सिद्धिक्षेत्र).—In the Amarakaṇṭaka hill.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 13. 14.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Siddhikshetra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Siddhikṣetra (सिद्धिक्षेत्र).—[neuter] the seat of fortune or bliss, [Name] of a place.

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

1) Siddhikṣetra (सिद्धिक्षेत्र):—[=siddhi-kṣetra] [from siddhi > sidh] n. (cf. siddha-kṣ) field of success, place of beatitude, seat of bliss, [Śakuntalā; Harṣacarita]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a sacred district, [Harivaṃśa]

3) [v.s. ...] of a mountain, [Śatruṃjaya-māhātmya]

[Sanskrit to German]

Siddhikshetra in German

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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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