Ahalyahrada, aka: Ahalya-hrada, Ahalyāhrada; 2 Definition(s)

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Ahalyāhrada (अहल्याह्रद).—A sacred pond in the tapovana (precincts of an āśrama) of Gautama Ṛṣi. It is believed that one would go to heaven if one bathes in it.

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ahalyahrada in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [A] · next »

Ahalyahrada (अहल्यह्रद).—Name of a Tīrtha near the hermitage of Gautama.

Derivable forms: ahalyahradaḥ (अहल्यह्रदः).

Ahalyahrada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ahalya and hrada (ह्रद).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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