Bhutasamyukta, Bhūtasaṃyukta, Bhuta-samyukta: 1 definition


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Bhutasamyukta in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Bhūtasaṃyukta (भूतसंयुक्त) refers to “(an army) consisting of  arrays of Bhūtas”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.43 (“Description of Śiva’s wonderful sport”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada: “Thus addressed by you the delighted Menā stared at the lord with joy; the lord Īśāna of wonderful features and of wonderful attendants. Immediately the army of Śiva came there consisting of wonderful arrays of Bhūtas, Pretas [e.g., bhūtasaṃyuktabhūtapretādisaṃyuktā] and Gaṇas. Some were in the form of violent gusts of wind, producing hissing sounds with waving flags. Some had crooked faces. Others were deformed. [...]”.

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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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