Devakṣatra, aka: Devakshatra; 1 Definition(s)
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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.
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including religious ceremonies, various arts, sciences and historical legends. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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