Atharvangira, Atharvāṅgira: 1 definition


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Atharvāṅgira (अथर्वाङ्गिर).—Name of the Veda personified, as the son of Prajāpati Aṅgiras and Sati:1 Praise of Soma.2 To be uttered in founding a temple.3

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa VI. 6. 19; Vāyu-purāṇa 65. 98.
  • 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 65. 12.
  • 3) Matsya-purāṇa 265. 28.
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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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