Caitrarathi, aka: Caitrarathī; 1 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism


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Caitrarathī (चैत्ररथी).—(also bindumatī)—the daughter of Śaśabindu and wife of Māndhāta; had 10,000 younger brothers; righteous, fair and chaste; mother of three sons Purukutsu, Ambariṣa and Mucukunda.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 63. 70; Vāyu-purāṇa 88. 70-2.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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