Ashtamurti, Aṣṭamūrti, Ashta-murti, Ashtan-murti: 9 definitions
Ashtamurti 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.
Ashtamurti has 7 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Aṣṭamūrti can be transliterated into English as Astamurti or Ashtamurti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Aṣṭamūrti (अष्टमूर्ति):—(aṣṭan + mūrti) m. ein Beiname Śiva’s [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 196.] [Mahābhārata 3, 1939.] [Raghuvaṃśa 2, 35.] [Kumārasaṃbhava 1, 58. 7, 76.] [Śiśupālavadha 14, 18.] [Śivanāmasahasra] Vgl. [Śākuntala 1] und die Anmerkungen.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Aṣṭamūrti (अष्टमूर्ति):—m. Beiname Śiva's.
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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Shiva Gita (study and summary) (by K. V. Anantharaman)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 10 - Magnificence of God Śiva: birth of Nīlalohita < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 14 - Manifestation of Śaṅkara < [Section 3b - Arunācala-khaṇḍa (Uttarārdha)]
Chapter 48 - The Description of Somanātha < [Section 2 - Kaumārikā-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 25 - Description of Somavāra Vrata < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 3 - Upamanyu’s advice to lord Kṛṣṇa < [Section 7.2 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (2)]
Chapter 19 - The worship of Śiva’s Earthen phallic image (pārthiva-liṅga) < [Section 1 - Vidyeśvara-saṃhitā]
Chapter 21 - Number of phallic images of Śiva used in worship < [Section 1 - Vidyeśvara-saṃhitā]
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
The figures < [The om tat sat]
Chapter XII - Different aspects of yoga < [The yoga philosophy]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)