Ayudhapariksha, aka: Āyudhaparīkṣā, Ayudha-pariksha; 1 Definition(s)

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Ayudhapariksha 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 Āyudhaparīkṣā can be transliterated into English as Ayudhapariksa or Ayudhapariksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Āyudhaparīkṣā (आयुधपरीक्षा).—A test in the skill of archery was conducted when the Pāṇḍavas and Kauravas finished their study at the feet of Droṇācārya. This is described beautifully in Chapter 134 of ādi Parva, M.B.

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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