Asiloman; 1 Definition(s)
Asiloman 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
1a) Asiloman (असिलोमन्).—A dānava, a son of Danu.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 6. 9; Matsya-purāṇa 6. 20; Vāyu-purāṇa 68. 9.
1b) A son of Śambhu.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 67. 81.
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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