The Joyous Meditation Teachings of Lorin Roche


Ksetra-Place of pilgrimage


vrajet prāṇo viśej jīva icchayā kuṭilākṛtiḥ |
dīrghātmā sā mahādevī para
kṣetram parāparā || 154 ||


ketra
kétra [p= 332,1] [L=60239]
( √2. ki) landed property , land , soil (kétrasya páti , " lord of the soil " , N. of a kind of tutelary deity RV. AV. ii , 8 , 5 ; also kétrasya pátnī , " mistress of the soil " , and kétrāām páti , " the lord of the soil " , N. of tutelary deities AV. ii , 12 , 1 VS. xvi , 18)

buddha or any holy person DivyA7v.

e.g. °tra-k , " to cultivate a field " Mn. Ya1jn5. ii , 158 ; cf. sasya-k°) RV. &c

RV. AV. iii , 28 , 3 TS. vii Sus3r. Megh. Vet.

L.

L.

MBh. xiv , 126 R. &c

Yogas. ii , 4 Sus3r. BhP. viii , 12 , 33

&c ; often ifc.) BrahmaP.

e.g. sv-alpa-k° , of a small circuit Ya1jn5. ii , 156)

geom.) a plane figure (as a triangle , circle , &c ) enclosed by lines , any figure considered as having geometrical dimensions Gol.

W.

Gan2it.

Su1ryas.

VarBr2S. VarBr2. i , xi

VarBr2S. lxviii , 1

Mn. Ya1jn5. ii , 127 MBh. R. S3ak. BhP.

Ya1jn5. iii , 178 Bhag. xiii , 1 and 2 Kum. vi , 77

khya phil.) = a-vyakta (q.v.) Tattvas.
kétra [L=60259]
cf. á-k° , anya- and kuru-ketrá , karma-k° , deva-k° , dharma-k° , raa-k° , siddha-k° , su-k° , sure*śvarī-k° ; cf. also Goth. haithi , Them. haithjo ; Germ. Heide.]
ketra [p= 1325,3] [L=329441]
comp.)
(H1) n.
[L=60240]" soil of merit " , a
[L=60241]a field (
[L=60242]place , region , country
[L=60243]a house
[L=60244]a town
[L=60245]department , sphere of action
[L=60246]place of origin , place where anything is found
[L=60247]a sacred spot or district , place of pilgrimage (as Benares
[L=60248]an enclosed plot of ground , portion of space , superficies (
[L=60249](in
[L=60250]a diagram
[L=60251]a planetary orbit
[L=60252]a zodiacal sign
[L=60253]an astrological mansion
[L=60254](in chiromancy) certain portions marked out on the palm
[L=60255]" fertile soil " , the fertile womb , wife
[L=60256]the body (considered as the field of the indwelling soul)
[L=60257](in
(H1B) [
(H2) (in
 ketratara
kétra--tara [p= 332,2] [L=60284]
kétra-) n. any place or country very fit for being cultivated S3Br. i.
(H3) (
 ketratā
kétra--tā [L=60285]
the state of being a seat or residence , seat , place of residence Katha1s. iii , 3.
(H3) f.
 ketrapada
kétra--pada [L=60295]
a place sacred to a deity (gen.) BhP. ix , 4 , 20.
(H3) n.


Life and thought of Śaṅkarācārya - Page 345
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In the course of his pilgrimage he visited Gokarna,Hari-hara-ksetra,Mukambika- ksetra,121 Anantasayana- ksetra, Madhura,122 Ramesvara,123 the bank of Kaveri, Sri-rahga- ksetra, and finally Kanci where he ascended the Throne of ...
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Govind Chandra Pande


Re-visioning the earth: a guide to opening the healing channels ... - Page 136
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A pilgrimage complex in India is called ksetra, meaning the concentration of cosmic influence in the topography. Braj, a ksetra in Uttar Pradesh, is a zone containing the River Yamuna, desert and hill country, and the ancient city of ...
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Paul Devereux

Secrets of the Soul - Page 99
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Kurukṣetra is a dharma-ksetra (a place where religious rituals are performed). It is there still; and it is still a dharma-ksetra—people go there on pilgrimage and to perform Vedic sacrifices. And Vedas state that kuru-ksetre dharmam ...
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David Bruce Hughes (Gaurahari Dāsānudās Bābājī)

Sacred places, sacred spaces: the geography of pilgrimages
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Visits to a ksetra may be essentially a pilgrimage for participation in the holy experience. The three proposed broad categories, ie, jala firtha, mandir firtha, and ksetra, cannot be totally exhaustive but they seem to emphasize, ...
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Robert H. Stoddard






 k
etrasīmā
kétra--sīmā [L=60329]
the boundary of a field or holy place W.
(H3) f.
 ketrastha
kétra--stha [L=60330]
residing at a sacred place W.
(H3) mfn.
 ketriya
ketriyá [p= 332,3] [L=60351]
" organic " (as a disease) , incurable (" curable in a future body i.e. incurable in the present life " Pa1n2. 5-2 , 92) Kpr.
ketriyá [L=60352]
one who seduces other men's wives , adulterer L.
ketriyá [L=60353]
( L. ) an organic and incurable disease AV.
ketriyá [L=60354]
meadow grass , herbage L.
ketriyá [L=60355]
pl. (ā́i) the environs of a place AV. ii , 14 , 5.
(H2) mfn.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) n.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) n.
 kemaśūra
kéma--śūra [p= 333,1] [L=60434]
" a hero in a safe place " , a boaster BhP. x , 4 , 36.
(H3) m.