Cakshumanu, Cakṣumanu, Cakshu-Manu: 1 definition



Cakshumanu 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.

The Sanskrit term Cakṣumanu can be transliterated into English as Caksumanu or Cakshumanu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chakshumanu.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Cakshumanu in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Cakṣumanu (चक्षुमनु).—A son of Vyuṣṭa and Puṣkariṇī; wife Ākūti (Vīriṇi, Matsya-purāṇa) and son Manu.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 13. 15; VIII. 5. 7; Matsya-purāṇa 4. 40.
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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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