2 edition of The cult of Skanda-Kārttikeya in ancient India. found in the catalog.
The cult of Skanda-Kārttikeya in ancient India.
Asim Kumar Chatterjee
|LC Classifications||BL1225.K38 C5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 167 p.|
|Number of Pages||167|
|LC Control Number||73917764|
Guru, (Sanskrit: “venerable”) in Hinduism, a personal spiritual teacher or at least the mid-1st millennium bce, when the Upanishads (speculative commentaries on the Vedas, the revealed scriptures of Hinduism) were composed, India has stressed the importance of the tutorial method in religious instruction. In the educational system of ancient India, knowledge of the Vedas was. Skanda, (Sanskrit: “Leaper” or “Attacker”)also called Karttikeya, Kumara, or Subrahmanya, Hindu god of war who was the firstborn son of many legends giving the circumstances of his birth are often at variance with one another. In Kalidasa’s epic poem Kumarasambhava (“The Birth of the War God”; 5th century ce), as in most versions of the story, the gods wished for Skanda.
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The Cult of Skanda-Karttikeya in Ancient India (A Rare Book) [Asim Kumar Chatterjee] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Language: English Pages: (32 BW Illustrations) About the Book /> As has been pointed out in the Preface by the Authorhimself.
About the Book. As has been pointed out in the Preface by the Author himself, the book attempts to present the history of the War-god in ancient India. Skanda, who The cult of Skanda-Kārttikeya in ancient India. book Subrahmanya. Cult of Skanda-Kārttikeya in ancient India. Calcutta, Punthi Pustak, (OCoLC) Named Person: Skanda.; Skanda; Kãrttikeya (Divinité Hindoue) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Asim Kumar Chatterjee.
The Cult of Skanda-Karttikeya In Ancient India, (Calcutta, ); Ghurye, G.S. Indian Acculturation, (Bombay, ), pp. See also the photographs of Skanda sculptures appended to the first two books as also those in Rane, S.S., A Study of Skanda Cult, Delhi, Kartikeya was revered in major cultural centers of ancient India.
For example, he was a major god for the Ikshvakus, an Andhra dynasty, as well as for the Gupta Empire.  In south India, eight of the early Pallava dynasty rulers ( CE) were named after Skanda or Kumara, suggesting the significance of Kartikeya by then.
Devanagari: Sanskrit: कार्त्तिकेयः. The cult of Skanda struck roots and came to be patronised more in Tamil Nadu and its adjoining areas than in northern India. In fact, the passion for the cult is often reflected in the violent. From the Jacket: Originally submitted as a thesis for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy of the Calcutta University which was adjudicated upon by such eminent Orientalists as M.
Winternitz, Sylvain Levi, and Julious Jolley, this scholarly treatise "Bhakti Cult in Ancient India" was first published by the author in a limited edition in Chatterjee Asim Kumar, (), The Cult of Skanda-Kārttikeya in Ancient India, Punthi Pustak Chattopadhyay Sudhakar, (), Some Early Dynasties of South India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Clothey, F (), The Many Faces of Murukann: The History and Meaning of a South Indian God, Munshi Manoharlal Pvt.
Ltd. Skanda, the elegant war-god son of Shiva by Rohit Pillai. The story of the war god of Hindu Mythology is fascinating for many reasons.
To begin with, his commonest name, Skanda, has been almost forgotten today after having been in worship for over two millennia. About the Book Ophiolatry or serpent- worship (most commonly referred to in India as (Naga cult) seems to have been one of the oldest and most widespread form of religion the world has ever known.
The cult assumed a special significance and importance for India as in no other part of the world was it more widely distributed or developed in more varied and interesting forms.
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