Ugratirtha, aka: Ugratīrtha, Ugra-tirtha; 3 Definition(s)

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Ugratirtha 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.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Ugratīrtha (उग्रतीर्थ) is the name of a Tīrtha (sacred bathing place) that is associated with the Caṇḍeśvara Liṅga (symbolical manifestation of Śiva). This place represents the sixth of the sixty-four siddhaliṅgas mentioned in the Nepalese Tyasaphu (a folding book or leporello). At each of these spots Śiva is manifest as a Liṅga. Each of these liṅgas has its own specific name, mantra, set of rituals and observances, auspicious time etc.

The auspiscious time for bathing at the Ugra-tīrtha near the Caṇḍa-īśvara-liṅga is mentioned as “māgha-kṛṣṇa-caturdaśī” (latin: magha-krishna-caturdashi). This basically represents the recommended day for bathing there (snānadina).

Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism
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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.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Ugratīrtha (उग्रतीर्थ).—A Kṣatriya king, who was Krodhavaśa, the asura, reborn. (Mahābhārata Ādi Parva, Chapter 67, Verse 65).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Ugratīrtha (उग्रतीर्थ) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.61.60) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Ugra-tīrtha) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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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Relevant definitions

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Ugra
Ugrā (उग्रा) refers to one of the eight wisdoms (vidyās) described in the ‘śrīheruka-utpatti’ c...
Tirtha
Tīrtha.—(IE 8-3, 8-4; EI 3; SII 1; CII 4; LL), a place of pilgrimage; a holy place or holy wate...
Ugrasena
Ugrasena (उग्रसेन).—m. (-naḥ) 1. The name of a prince, the father of Devaki and Kansa, and king...
Brahmatirtha
Brahmatīrtha or Brahmatīrtheśvara refers to one of the sixteen liṅgas worshipped in the maṇḍapa...
Devatirtha
Devatīrtha (देवतीर्थ) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the ...
Kotitirtha
Koṭitīrtha (कोटितीर्थ) is the name of a sacred spot mentioned in the Nīlamatapurāṇa.—Koṭitīrtha...
Ramatirtha
Rāmatīrtha (रामतीर्थ) is the name of a sacred spot mentioned in the Nīlamatapurāṇa.—Rāmatīrtha ...
Tirthayatra
Tīrthayātrā (तीर्थयात्रा) refers to a “pilgrimage to sacred places”, according to the Kathāsari...
Sutirtha
Sutīrtha (सुतीर्थ).—n. of a former Buddha: Mv i.141.9.
Pitritirtha
Pitṛtīrtha (पितृतीर्थ).—The Kumbhīpākanaraka (the hell of Kumbhīpāka) in the land of the manes ...
Somatirtha
Somatīrtha (सोमतीर्थ).—m. (-rthaḥ) A place of pilgrimage in the west of India. E. soma the moon...
Gotirtha
Gotīrtha (गोतीर्थ).—A holy place. The Pāṇḍavas visited this place during their pilgrimage. (Ślo...
Pancatirtha
Pañcatīrtha (पञ्चतीर्थ) or Pañcatīrthī is the name of a sacred bathing-place mentioned in a sto...
Dharmatirtha
1) Dharmatīrtha (धर्मतीर्थ).—A holy place of ancient Bhārata. If a man bathes in a pond there, ...
Urvashitirtha
Urvaśītīrtha (उर्वशीतीर्थ).—A holy place and Bath. Those who bathe in this holy bath will be ho...

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