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Araṇyadevata, aka: Aranya-Devata; 1 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purāṇa

Araṇyadevata (अरण्यदेवत).—Forest deities in the Himalayas.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 22. 27.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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