Carmavan, Carmavān: 1 definition


Carmavan 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 Charmavan.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Carmavan in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Carmavān (चर्मवान्).—Son of King Subala. He was the brother of Śakuni. Irāvān, son of Arjuna killed him in the great war. (Mahābhārata Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 90).

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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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