Shivalinga, Śivaliṅga, Shiva-linga, Shivalimga: 12 definitions
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Shivalinga has 11 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Śivaliṅga can be transliterated into English as Sivalinga or Shivalinga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Śivaliṅga (शिवलिङ्ग):—n. Phallus [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 50, 2.] [Kathāsaritsāgara 43, 158.] [Oxforder Handschriften 39], b, [6.] [WILSON, Sel. Works 2, 217.] [KṢITĪŚ. 24, 20. 26, 11. fg.] [TĀRAN. 267.] — śivāliṅgaparīkṣā (!) [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 911.]
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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Starts with (+1): Shivalimgaikya, Shivalinga bhupati, Shivalinga colabhupati, Shivalingada-mara, Shivalingadanavidhi, Shivalingalakshana, Shivalingam, Shivalingamahiman, Shivalinganandajnanodaya, Shivalingani, Shivalingapariksha, Shivalingapratishtha, Shivalingapratishthakrama, Shivalingapratishthaprayoga, Shivalingapratishthavidhi, Shivalingapuja, Shivalingapujavidhi, Shivalingaradhanavidhi, Shivalingashtaka, Shivalingasuryodaya.
Full-text (+96): Avimukteshvara, Somasutra, Lingatobhadra, Samasutrapradakshina, Limgatmaka, Limgapatha, Sivalinga maram, Shivalingasuryodaya, Shivalingapariksha, Shivalingalakshana, Shivalingapratishthakrama, Shivalingapratishthaprayoga, Hatakeshvara, Shivalingadanavidhi, Shivalingapratishthavidhi, Linga, Jalapriya, Langalisha, Bilva, Ghantakarnahrada.
Search found 49 books and stories containing Shivalinga, Śivaliṅga, Shiva-linga, Siva-linga, Śiva-liṅga, Sivalinga, Shivalimga, Śivaliṃga, Śivalinga, Śiva-linga, Sivalimga; (plurals include: Shivalingas, Śivaliṅgas, lingas, liṅgas, Sivalingas, Shivalimgas, Śivaliṃgas, Śivalingas, Sivalimgas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Lakulisha-Pashupata (Philosophy and Practice) (by Geetika Kaw Kher)
Mukhalingas and esoteric meanings < [Chapter 6 - Siva-linga: an Iconological Study]
Overall Structure and Methodological considerations < [Introduction]
Historicity (of the term linga) < [Chapter 6 - Siva-linga: an Iconological Study]
Shaiva Upanishads (A Critical Study) (by Arpita Chakraborty)
13. Forms are for Visualization < [Chapter 5 - Essence of Pañcabrahma Upaniṣad]
6. Theistic Philosophy < [Chapter 1 - Introduction]
14. The Pañcabrahma Veda Mantra < [Chapter 5 - Essence of Pañcabrahma Upaniṣad]
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 3.2.401 < [Chapter 2 - Description of the Lord’s Travel Through Bhuvaneśvara and Other Placesto Jagannātha Purī]
Verse 1.6.59 < [Chapter 6 - The Lord Begins Studying and His Childhood Mischief]
Verse 3.2.61-062 < [Chapter 2 - Description of the Lord’s Travel Through Bhuvaneśvara and Other Placesto Jagannātha Purī]
Sripura (Archaeological Survey) (by Bikash Chandra Pradhan)
Siva Temples at Sripura (Introduction) < [Chapter 2 - The Architectural Panorama]
Stone Images (4): Saiva Images < [Chapter 3 - Sculptural Programme]
Surang Tila Siva Temple Complex < [Chapter 2 - The Architectural Panorama]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 2 - The Story of Kalmāṣapāda: Greatness of Gokarṇa < [Section 3 - Brāhmottara-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 118 - Greatness of Gopyāditya (Gopī-āditya) < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 1 - The Birth of the Liṅga < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]
Abhinaya-darpana (English) (by Ananda Coomaraswamy)