Ardhanarishvara, Ārdhanārīśvara, Ardhanari-ishvara, Ardhanārīśvara: 16 definitions
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Ardhanarishvara has 14 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit terms Ārdhanārīśvara and Ardhanārīśvara can be transliterated into English as Ardhanarisvara or Ardhanarishvara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Ardhnariswar.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Ardhanārīśvara (अर्धनारीश्वर):—[(ardha + nārī -ī)] m. Śiva als Hermaphrodit [Oxforder Handschriften 42,b,47.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Ārdhanārīśvara (आर्धनारीश्वर):—n. die Geschichte Śiva’s als Mann und Weib [Bālarāmāyaṇa 29,14.]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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Full-text (+8): Vamardhamga, Ardhnariswar, Ardhanarishvaramurti, Ardhanarisha, Ardhanateshvara, Ardhanari, Kritashauca, Tiruchengode, Umavana, Shiva, Abha, Harsha, Toshya, Suvarna, Svarnagauri, Samtoshya, Vidyudgaura, Sharirardha, Rajasa, Suvarnabha.
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Early Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Temples in Uyyakkondan (Tirumalai) < [Chapter II - Temples of Parantaka I’s Time]
Temples in Anangur < [Chapter VIII - Temples of Uttama Chola’s Time]
Temples in Karuntattangudi (Karandai) < [Chapter VIII - Temples of Uttama Chola’s Time]
Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Temples in Tiruchchengodu < [Parantaka I]
Temples in Tirunedungalam < [Chapter II - Temples of Rajaraja I’s Time]
4. Icons set up By Rajaraja I’s Officers and others < [Tanjavur/Thanjavur (Rajarajesvaram temple)]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 4: Iatrochemistry (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Treatment for fever (91): Ardha-narishvara rasa and Tridoshadavanala rasa < [Chapter II - Fever (jvara)]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 254 - Tāṇḍava Dance of Śaṅkara < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]
Chapter 178 - Origin of Pañcapiṇḍā Gaurī < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]
Chapter 27 - Procedure of Pūjā Maṇḍala Construction < [Section 9 - Vāsudeva-māhātmya]
Hindu Pluralism (by Elaine M. Fisher)
Ardhanārīśvara Dīkṣita and the Birth of Samayin Śrīvidyā < [Chapter 2 - The Making of the Smārta-Śaiva Community of South India]
Śaṅkarācāryas and Smārta Brahmins < [Chapter 2 - The Making of the Smārta-Śaiva Community of South India]
Śaṅkarācārya Worships the Goddess < [Chapter 2 - The Making of the Smārta-Śaiva Community of South India]
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 4.6 - (l) Shiva’s ornamentation < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]
Chapter 4.6 - (k) Symbology of Kovanam < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]
Chapter 1.3 - Umabhaga-murti (depiction of the Mother Goddess) < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]