Citrasharasana, Citraśarāsana: 1 definition



Citrasharasana 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 Citraśarāsana can be transliterated into English as Citrasarasana or Citrasharasana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chitrasharasana.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Citraśarāsana (चित्रशरासन).—(ŚARĀSANA, CITRACĀPA). One of the sons of Dhṛtarāṣṭra. In the great battle he was killed by Bhīmasena. (Śloka 20, Chapter 136, Droṇa Parva).

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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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