Caitrama, Caitrāmā: 1 definition
Caitrama 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Chaitrama.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Nilamata Purana: a cultural and literary study
Caitrāmā (चैत्रामा) is the name of a festival that once existed in ancient Kashmir (Kaśmīra) as mentioned in the Nīlamatapurāṇa.—Caitrāmā proceeds as follows: Śrāddha is to be performed on this day and the dogs are to be given food.
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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