Śaṅkhapada, aka: Shankhapada; 1 Definition(s)
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The Sanskrit term Śaṅkhapada can be transliterated into English as Shankhapada or Sankhapada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
- 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 8. 19; Vāyu-purāṇa 28. 19; Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 22. 12.
- 2) Matsya-purāṇa 8. 10; Vāyu-purāṇa 28. 27-29; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 11. 22 and 33.
- 3) Matsya-purāṇa 143. 38.
- 4) Ib. 145. 96.
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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