Abhutasamplava, Ābhūtasamplava: 1 definition

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Ābhūtasamplava (आभूतसम्प्लव).—Or the Deluge; the duration of destruction of all except the five bhūtas, earth, water, vāyu, ākāśa and tejas; eternal and not dying.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 6. 74; 7, 22; 10. 33; 28. 16 and 32; 30. 318; 50. 206, 212; 52. 47; 53. 76; 54. 109; 59. 57; 100. 11, 33, 37, 203, 240: 101. 73, 334, 354; Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 8. 92-97: Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 6. 22; IV. 1. 200 and 208, 230-31, 242; Matsya-purāṇa 2. 16 and 20; 4. 20; 80. 11: 89. 10; 106. 10; 124. 94 and 102; 128. 44; 181. 4; 188. 96; 192. 32; 204. 10; 206. 40.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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