Bhargavadeva, Bhārgavādeva, Bhargava-Deva: 1 definition

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Bhargavadeva in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Bhārgavādeva (भार्गवादेव).—Seven Devas who live in the midst of three worlds for 71 yugas; leave for Maharloka at the end of the Manvantara and the three worlds become unsupported; stars, planets, etc., become lost to their places; here these Devas become 14 gaṇas commencing with Jita and leave for Janaloka at the time of Saṅkalana; all creatures are destroyed when a new creation sets in.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 119-32.
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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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