Cyavanaashrama, aka: Cyavanaāśrama; 1 Definition(s)
Cyavanaashrama 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 Cyavanaāśrama can be transliterated into English as Cyavanaasrama or Cyavanaashrama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Chyavanaashrama.
Cyavanaāśrama (च्यवनआश्रम).—In Gayā where are Vaikuṇtha, Lokadaṇḍa, Gṛdhrakūṭa and Śoṇaka.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 108. 73.
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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