Ayashshiras, aka: Ayaśśiras; 1 Definition(s)
Ayashshiras 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.
The Sanskrit term Ayaśśiras can be transliterated into English as Ayassiras or Ayashshiras, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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
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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