Dashavarshasahasra, Daśavarṣasahasra, Dasha-varshasahasra: 1 definition
Dashavarshasahasra 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 Daśavarṣasahasra can be transliterated into English as Dasavarsasahasra or Dashavarshasahasra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Daśavarṣasahasra (दशवर्षसहस्र) refers to “ten thousand years”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.22. Accordingly as Brahmā narrated to Nārada:—“[...] On the top of the mountain near the city of Himālaya (śailarājapura), Śiva sported about for a long time in the company of Satī. [...] In that heaven-like spot Śiva sported about with Satī for ten thousand years (daśavarṣasahasra) according to divine calculation”.
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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