Amurtarayas, aka: Amūrtarayas; 1 Definition(s)


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Amūrtarayas (अमूर्तरयस्).—He was a renowned King of ancient Bhārata and the father of King Gaya. Amūrtarayas received a sword from Pūru. (Mahābhārata, Śānti Parva, Chapter 166, Verse 75).

Source: 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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