Citravegika; 1 Definition(s)

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Citravegika 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 Chitravegika.

In Hinduism

Purana

[Citravegika in Purana glossaries]

Citravegika (चित्रवेगिक).—A serpent of the family of Dhṛtarāṣṭra. This serpent was burnt to death at the sarpa sattra of Janamejaya. (Śloka 8, Chapter 57, Ādi Parva).

(Source): archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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