Skandakshetra, aka: Skandakṣetra, Skanda-kshetra; 1 Definition(s)

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Skandakshetra 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 Skandakṣetra can be transliterated into English as Skandaksetra or Skandakshetra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

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Skandakṣetra (स्कन्दक्षेत्र).—According to Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta, Madya-lila 9.21, “At the holy place known as Skanda-kṣetra, Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu visited the temple of Skanda. From there He went to Trimaṭha, where He saw the Viṣṇu Deity Trivikrama”.

Source: Prabhupada Books: Sri Caitanya Caritamrta
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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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