Mahatapa, Mahātapa, Maha-tapa: 2 definitions
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Mahātapa (महातप):—(metrisch) Adj. = mahātapas
1) b) [Harivaṃśa 14534.]
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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Bhagavati-sutra (Viyaha-pannatti) (by K. C. Lalwani)
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
The Linga Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 65 - Thousand names of Śiva (Rudra-sahasranāma) < [Section 1 - Uttarabhāga]
Chapter 27 - The description of the Jaya ablution < [Section 2 - Pūrvabhāga]
Chapter 98 - Thousand names of Śiva (Sahasranāma) < [Section 1 - Uttarabhāga]
Rudra-Shiva concept (Study) (by Maumita Bhattacharjee)
5. Epithets of Rudra-Śiva tracked in the Upaniṣadic literature < [Chapter 6b - Epithets (References)]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 35 - Śiva-sahasranāma: the thousand names of Śiva < [Section 4 - Koṭirudra-Saṃhitā]
Lakulisha-Pashupata (Philosophy and Practice) (by Geetika Kaw Kher)