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Śāntikalpa, aka: Shantikalpa; 1 Definition(s)

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Śāntikalpa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

In Hinduism

Purāṇa

Śāntikalpa (शान्तिकल्प).—The fifth part of the Atharva Samhitā.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 61. 54. Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 6. 14.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including religious ceremonies, various arts, sciences and historical legends. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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