Brihaddhaladhvaja, Bṛhaddhaladhvaja: 1 definition



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The Sanskrit term Bṛhaddhaladhvaja can be transliterated into English as Brhaddhaladhvaja or Brihaddhaladhvaja, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Bṛhaddhaladhvaja (बृहद्धलध्वज).—A hermit who was a leper. It is stated in Brāhma Parva of Bhaviṣya Purāṇa that this hermit recovered from leprosy by Sun-worship.

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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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