Cyavanashrama, aka: Cyavanāśrama, Cyavana-ashrama; 1 Definition(s)


Cyavanashrama 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 Cyavanāśrama can be transliterated into English as Cyavanasrama or Cyavanashrama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chyavanashrama.

In Hinduism


[Cyavanashrama in Purana glossaries]

Cyavanāśrama (च्यवनाश्रम).—A sacred place. Aṃbā, daughter of Kāśirāja, used to bathe in a pond nearby. (Śloka 26, Chapter 186, Udyoga Parva).

(Source): 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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