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Bhanushcandra, aka: Bhānuścandra; 1 Definition(s)


Bhanushcandra 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 Bhānuścandra can be transliterated into English as Bhanuscandra or Bhanushcandra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


Bhānuścandra (भानुश्चन्द्र).—A son of Candragiri.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 12. 55.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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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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