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Aparanta, aka: Aparānta; 3 Definition(s)

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1a) Aparānta (अपरान्त).—A northern kingdom.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 16. 46; III. 62. 39; Matsya-purāṇa 114. 51; Vāyu-purāṇa 58. 81.

1b) The people of the western country.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 3. 16.
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aparanta : 1. the last end; 2. the future; 3. name of a country in Western India.

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Mentioned in a list of tribes. Ap.ii.359.

Added: 11.Apr.2009 | Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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