Candrashva, Candrāśva: 2 definitions


Candrashva 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 Candrāśva can be transliterated into English as Candrasva or Candrashva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chandrashva.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Candrāśva (चन्द्राश्व).—Son of King Kuvalayāśva of the Ikṣvāku dynasty. He had two brothers called Dṛḍhāśva and Kapilāśva. (Mahābhārata Vana Parva, Chapter 24).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Candrāśva (चन्द्राश्व).—A son of Dundumāra.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 2. 42.
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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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