Astikaparva, Āstīkaparva, Astika-parva: 1 definition
Astikaparva 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)
Āstīkaparva (आस्तीकपर्व).—One of the Parvas in the Mahābhārata. See Mahābhārata.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Search found 3 books and stories containing Astikaparva, Āstīkaparva, Astika-parva, Āstīka-parva; (plurals include: Astikaparvas, Āstīkaparvas, parvas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Astika Parva < [Book 1 - Adi Parva]
Section XIV < [Astika Parva]
Section XXVI < [Astika Parva]
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 48 - The Fruits of the Recitation of the Bharata < [Book 3 - Bhavishya Parva]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 31 - Greatness of Nāga Hrada < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]