Carudhi, Cārudhi: 1 definition


Carudhi 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 Charudhi.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Cārudhi (चारुधि).—A mountain near the Mahāmeru. There are twenty mountains around the Meru, viz., Kāṅga, Kuraga, Kuśumbha, Vikaṅkata, Trikūṭa, Śiśira, Pataṅka, Rucaka, Nīla, Niṣadha, Śitivāsa, Kapila, Śaṅkha, Vaiḍūrya, Cārudhi, Haṃsa, Ṛṣabha, Nāga, Kālañjara and Nārada. (Devībhāgavata, Aṣṭama Skandha).

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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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