Brahmadhana, Brahmadhanā, Brahmadhāna: 1 definition

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1) Brahmadhana (ब्रह्मधन).—A son of Brahmadhana.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 69. 125.

2a) Brahmadhanā (ब्रह्मधना).—A daughter of Brahmadāna, married by Śaṇḍa.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 84-7.

2b) Married a Yakṣa, one of the two sons of Khaśa; the hair-less.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 69. 123.

3) Brahmadhāna (ब्रह्मधान).—One of the three Rākṣasa clans moving about in the day as against the Niśācaras.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 8. 61.
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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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