Ayashshiras, aka: Ayaśśiras; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Ayaśśiras can be transliterated into English as Ayassiras or Ayashshiras, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


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Ayaśśiras (अयश्शिरस्).—A son of Kaśyapa by his wife, Danu. (Mahābhārata, Ādi Parva, Chapter 65, Verse 23). He was born a prince of Kekaya. (Mahābhārata, Ādi Parva, Chapter 67, Verse 10).

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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