Adhisomakrishna, aka: Adhisomakṛṣṇa; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Adhisomakṛṣṇa can be transliterated into English as Adhisomakrsna or Adhisomakrishna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana

[Adhisomakrishna in Purana glossaries]

Adhisomakṛṣṇa (अधिसोमकृष्ण).—The son of Śatānīka—‘the king now ruling’: performed three great sacrifices—one for three years at Puṣkara, the other two of two years' duration at Kurukṣetra and Dṛṣadvatī respectively-Father of Vivikṣu.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 50. 66, 78.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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