Bahuputra, aka: Bāhuputra; 1 Definition(s)
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1) Bahuputra (बहुपुत्र).—A Prajāpati, who married two daughters of Dakṣa and had four sons.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 1. 54; II. 37. 45; Vāyu-purāṇa 65. 53; 66. 77; Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 15. 104, 135.
2) Bāhuputra (बाहुपुत्र).—Married two daughters of Dakṣa.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 146. 17; Vāyu-purāṇa 63. 42.
The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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prajāpati (प्रजापति).—m A name of Brahma'. A king.
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The Nilamata Purana (by Dr. Ved Kumari)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
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