Bhimadvadashi, aka: Bhīmadvādaśī; 1 Definition(s)
Bhimadvadashi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Bhīmadvādaśī can be transliterated into English as Bhimadvadasi or Bhimadvadashi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Bhīmadvādaśī (भीमद्वादशी).—Once called Kalyāṇinī; preached to Bhīma by Lord Kṛṣṇa; once observed by Ūrvaśī, Satyabhāmā and others to attain status; worship of Garuḍa, Govinda, Śiva, Vināyaka, Dikpālas.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 69. 19-57.
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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The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 23 - The vow (vrata) for Prostitutes (veśyā) < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
Chapter 34 - The gift of Brahmāṇḍa < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]