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Devasvāmin, aka: Devasvamin; 1 Definition(s)

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Devasvāmin (देवस्वामिन्) is the name of one of two Brāhman brothers (the other being Karambaka) hailing from the city of Vetasa. Their story was narrated to Vasudattā (mother of Vararuci), according to the Kathāsaritsāgara. Vararuci was an incarnation of Puṣpadanta (a subordinate of Śiva), who was cursed by Pārvatī for overhearing Śiva narrating the adventures of the seven vidhyādharas.

The Kathāsaritsāgara (‘ocean of streams of story’) is a famous Sanskrit epic story revolving around prince Naravāhanadatta’s quest to become the emperor of the Vidhyādharas. The work is said to have been an adaptation of Guṇāḍhya’s Bṛhatkathā consisting of 100,000 verses, which in turn is part of a larger work containing 700,000 verses.

Added: 20.Mar.2017 | Wisdom Library: Kathāsaritsāgara
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