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Śraddhādevī, aka: Shraddha-Devi, Shraddhadevi, Śrāddhadevī; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Śraddhādevī can be transliterated into English as Shraddhadevi or Sraddhadevi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


Śraddhādevī (श्रद्धादेवी).—One of the wives of Vasudeva and mother of Gaveṣavān.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 46. 20.
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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