Amarahrada, aka: Amarāhrada, Amara-hrada; 2 Definition(s)

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Amarahrada (अमरह्रद).—A place of holy bath. One who takes his bath here will attain Svarga. (Mahābhārata, Vana Parva, Chapter 83, Verse 106).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Amarāhrada (अमराह्रद) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.81.89). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Amarā-hrada) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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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