Rudra-Shiva concept (Study)

by Maumita Bhattacharjee | 2018 | 54,352 words

This page relates ‘Epithets of Rudra-Shiva tracked in the Upanishadic literature’ of the study on the Rudra-Shiva concept in the Vedic and Puranic literature, starting with the concept of God as contemplated by the Rishis (Vedic sages). These pages further deal with the aspects, legends, iconography and eulology of Rudra-Shiva as found in the Samhitas, Brahamanas, Aranyakas, Upanishads Sutras and Puranas. The final chapters deal with descriptions of his greatness, various incarnations and epithets.

4. Epithets of Rudra-Śiva tracked in the Upaniṣadic literature

Serial Number Epithets Upaniṣadic Literature
1. Artha Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 23
2. Ādideva Śarabha-upaniṣad, 19
3. Ātman Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 13
4. Bhagavān Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad, 3.11; Śarabha-upaniṣad, 19
5. Bhuvanasya Goptṛ Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad, 4.15
6. Brahmā Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 8;18
7. Carmāmbara Śarabha-upaniṣad, 6
8. Dharma Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 16
9. Divā Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 20
10. Gandha Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 22
11. Giriśa Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad, 3.5
12. Giriśanta Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad, 3.5;6
13. Giritra Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad, 3.6
14. Hara Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad, 1.10
15. Hutāśana Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 8
16. Īśa Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad, 3.10
17. Īśāna Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 9; Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad, 3.15
18. Jalāṣabheṣaja Nīlarudra-upaniṣad, 1.3
19. Janārdana Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 7
20. Keśava Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 7
21. Liṅga Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 23
22. Maharṣi Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad, 3.4
23. Mahābala Śarabha-upaniṣad, 4
24. Mahādeva Śarabha-upaniṣad, 23
25. Maheśvara Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 10;13; Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad, 4.10; Śarabha-upaniṣad, 14
26. Mṛḍa Śarabha-upaniṣad, 23
27. Nara Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 17
28. Nīlakaṇṭha Śarabha-upaniṣad, 14
29. Nīlaśikhaṇḍa Nīlarudra-upaniṣad, 3.3
30. Nirākhya Śarabha-upaniṣad, 20
31. Nirvikalpa Śarabha-upaniṣad, 20
32. Nitya Śarabha-upaniṣad, 20
33. Nityānanda Śarabha-upaniṣad, 20
34. Parameśvara Śarabha-upaniṣad, 14
35. Paśupati Śarabha-upaniṣad, 12
36. Paramātman Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 13
37. Rudra Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 7;8; Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad, 4.21; Śarabha-upaniṣad, 23
38. Sanātana Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 13
39. Śaṇkara Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 6
40. Śarabha Śarabha-upaniṣad, 4
41. Sarvabhūteṣu Gūḍa Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad, 4.15
42. Sarvagata Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad, 3.11
43. Sarvasaṃsāramocaka Śarabha-upaniṣad, 31
44. Sarvasākṣin Śarabha-upaniṣad, 20
45. Satya Śarabha-upaniṣad, 20
46. Śiva Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad, 3.11; Śarabha-upaniṣad, 30
47. Soma Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 19
48. Śreṣṭha Śarabha-upaniṣad, 4
49. Śūlin Śarabha-upaniṣad, 23
50. Sūrya Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 19
51. Vahni Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 21
52. Variṣṭha Śarabha-upaniṣad, 4
53. Veda Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 21
54. Virūpākṣa Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 7
55. Viṣṇu Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 18
56. Viśvakarman Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad, 4.17
57. Viśvādhipa Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad, 3.4
58. Vṛkṣa Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 22
59. Vṛṣabhadvaja Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 6
60. Yajña Rudrahṛdaya-upaniṣad, 20
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