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Śaulkāyaṇi, aka: Shaulkayani; 1 Definition(s)


Śaulkāyaṇi 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 Śaulkāyaṇi can be transliterated into English as Shaulkayani or Saulkayani, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


Śaulkāyaṇi (शौल्कायणि).—A pupil of Devadarśa.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 58 Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 6. 11.
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 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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