Adiparva, Ādiparva, Adi-parva: 1 definition
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Ādiparva (आदिपर्व).—One of the parvans of the epic Mahābhārata. It is the first parva. (See under Bhārata).
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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Full-text (+910): Kupata, Mayadarshanaparva, Hidimbavadhaparva, Jatugrihaparva, Ayashshiras, Kalashapotaka, Supriya, Shalishiras, Kumudaksha, Drishtaketu, Gurnika, Caitrarathaparva, Sambhavaparva, Devaka, Ahavaniya, Kushmandaka, Manivahana, Ugraka, Ahara, Suraja.
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List of Mahabharata tribes (by Laxman Burdak)
The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Chapter 9 - The Curse of Parashurama < [Adi Parva]
Chapter 11 - Tuition for Drona < [Adi Parva]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 7.41 < [Section IV - Duties of the King]
Verse 3.23 < [Section IV - The Eight Forms of Marriage]
Verse 3.26 < [Section IV - The Eight Forms of Marriage]
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)
Note on the Gāndharva form of marriage < [Notes]
Chapter XIV < [Book II - Kathāmukha]
Chapter LXXII < [Book XII - Śaśāṅkavatī]
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)