Bhāskara, aka: Bhaskara; 1 Definition(s)
Bhāskara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.
The Sanskrit term Bhāskara can be transliterated into English as Bhaskara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Bhāskara (भास्कर).—(Āditya, Sūrya): an epithet of the Sun;1 creator of days and therefore of time; is Samvatsara;2 vanquished by Rāvaṇa;3 devotees of, reach Śivālayam by dying at Benares;4 the maṇḍalam of, 9000 yojanas in extent, twice that of the Moon;5 dvādaśātma.6
- 1) Matsya-purāṇa 11. 10; 93. 13; Vāyu-purāṇa 31. 35, 37; Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 8. 2; VI. 7. 3 and 20.
- 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 13. 124, 126; 21. 6.
- 3) Ib. III. 5. 79; 7. 254; IV. 9. 35.
- 4) Matsya-purāṇa 183. 104.
- 5) Vāyu-purāṇa 50. 61, 63.
- 6) Ib. 53. 42.
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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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