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Devakṣatra, aka: Devakshatra; 1 Definition(s)

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Devakṣatra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Devakṣatra can be transliterated into English as Devakshatra or Devaksatra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purāṇa

Devakṣatra (देवक्षत्र).—The son of Devarāta and father of Madhu (Devana, Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa).*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 5; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 70. 45; Matsya-purāṇa 44. 43-4; Vāyu-purāṇa 95. 44; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 12. 42.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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