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Śabalāśva, aka: Shabalashva; 1 Definition(s)


Śabalāśva 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.

The Sanskrit term Śabalāśva can be transliterated into English as Shabalashva or Sabalasva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


Śabalāśva (शबलाश्व).—The second one thousand sons of Asiknī and Dakṣa. Advised by Nārada they took to the path of ‘Not returning’, taken by their elder brothers; went to different parts of the world in search of their brothers, Haryaśvas and were lost.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VI. 5. 24; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 2. 24-5; Vāyu-purāṇa 65. 152-4; Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 15. 97-100.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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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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