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Upavarṣa, aka: Upavarsha; 1 Definition(s)

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Upavarṣa (उपवर्ष) is the name of one of the two sons of Saṅkarasvāmin, a Brāhman from in the city of Pāṭaliputra. Their story was narrated to Vyāḍi and Indradatta in the tale called ‘the two Brāhman brothers’, according to Kathāsaritsāgara. 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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