Ugradamshtra, aka: Ugradaṃṣṭrā, Ugradanshtra, Ugradaṃṣṭra, Ugra-damshtra; 2 Definition(s)
Ugradamshtra 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 terms Ugradaṃṣṭrā and Ugradaṃṣṭra can be transliterated into English as Ugradamstra or Ugradamshtra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)
Ugradaṃṣṭrā (उग्रदंष्ट्रा):—Name of one of the goddesses to be worshipped during Āvaraṇapūjā (“Worship of the Circuit of Goddesses”), according to the Durgāpūjātattva (“The truth concerning Durgā’s ritual”). They should be worshipped with either the five upācāras or perfume and flowers.
Her mantra is as follows:
Source: Wisdom Library: Śāktism
ह्रीं ओं उग्रदंष्ट्रायै नमः
hrīṃ oṃ ugradaṃṣṭrāyai namaḥ
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
Languages of India and abroad
Ugradaṃṣṭra (उग्रदंष्ट्र).—a. having terrific teeth.
Ugradaṃṣṭra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ugra and daṃṣṭra (दंष्ट्र).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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