Ashvaratha, aka: Āśvaratha, Aśvaratha, Ashva-ratha, Aśvarathā; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit terms Āśvaratha and Aśvaratha and Aśvarathā can be transliterated into English as Asvaratha or Ashvaratha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana

[Ashvaratha in Purana glossaries]

Aśvarathā (अश्वरथा).—A river in the Gandhamādana valley flowing near the Āśrama of the sage Ārṣṭiṣeṇa. Many kings of the Candra dynasty used to come and stay in this āśrama. (Śloka 10, Chapter 160, Vana Parva, Mahābhārata).

(Source): archive.org: 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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