Candravrata, aka: Candra-vrata, Cāndravrata; 3 Definition(s)

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Alternative spellings of this word include Chandravrata.

In Hinduism

Purana

[Candravrata in Purana glossaries]

Cāndravrata (चान्द्रव्रत).—A penance performed for the attainment of beauty, happiness and popularity among the people. It is practised during the full-moon day in Dhanu (December-January). (Mahābhārata Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 110).

(Source): archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Candravrata (चन्द्रव्रत).—Leads to Candraloka.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 101. 75.
(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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