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Devakshatra, aka: Devakṣatra; 1 Definition(s)

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Devakshatra 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 Devakṣatra can be transliterated into English as Devaksatra or Devakshatra, 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 IndexPurāṇa book cover
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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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