Ashokavana, aka: Aśokavana; 1 Definition(s)
Ashokavana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Aśokavana can be transliterated into English as Asokavana or Ashokavana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Aśokavana (अशोकवन).—In Tripuram. Here Yayāti built a house for Śarmiṣṭhā, servant maid of his queen Devayānī.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 31. 2 & 10; 130. 16; Vāyu-purāṇa 38. 68.
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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The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 1 - Rāma Sees Nandigrāma from Puṣpaka < [Section 5 - Pātāla-Khaṇḍa (Section on the Nether World)]
Chapter 38 - The Installation of the Image of Vāmana < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]