Balayani, aka: Bālāyanī; 1 Definition(s)
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Bālāyanī (बालायनी).—A pupil of Bāṣkali.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 6. 59.
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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vālakhilya (वालखिल्य).—m A divine personage of a particular class.
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