Aranya, aka: Araṇya, Āraṇya; 1 Definition(s)
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1) Araṇya (अरण्य).—Father of Udaka and Vāruṇī.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 104.
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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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.6.56 < [Chapter 6 - Abhīṣṭa-lābha: The Attainment of All Desires]
Verse 2.1.90 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya: Renunciation]
Verse 2.6.160 < [Chapter 6 - Abhīṣṭa-lābha: The Attainment of All Desires]
Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)
A Correct Vision (by Venerable Professor Dhammavihari)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra (by Āśvalāyana)
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