Tejashcanda, aka: Tejaścaṇḍa; 1 Definition(s)

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Tejashcanda 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 Tejaścaṇḍa can be transliterated into English as Tejascanda or Tejashcanda, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Tejashchanda.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Tejashcanda in Purana glossary... « previous · [T] · next »

Tejaścaṇḍa (तेजश्चण्ड).—A deva who adorns the god Sūrya with a flower garland daily. The idol of Teja caṇḍa is also used to be installed in temples. The idol is figured as one with a huge face and holding a sword and a lotus in his hands. (Chapter 51, Agni Purāṇa).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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