Candramasi, Cāndramasi, Cāndramasī: 2 definitions


Candramasi 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 Chandramasi.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Cāndramasī (चान्द्रमसी).—Tārā, the wife of Bṛhaspati. She fell in love with Candra and lived with him for sometime, and came to be called Cāndramasī. (Mahābhārata Vana Parva, Chapter 219; see also Tārā).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Cāndramasi (चान्द्रमसि).—A Bhārgava gotrakara.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 195. 26.
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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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