Devavan, Devavān: 1 definition
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Devavān (देववान्).—A son of Rudra (putra) sāvarṇi (Ṛthusāvarṇa, Vāyu-purāṇa) Manu.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 13. 27; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 94; Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 98; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 36.
1b) A son of Akrūra and Ugrasenī.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 18; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 113; Matsya-purāṇa 45. 31; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 14. 10.
1c) A son of Devaka.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 22; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 130; Matsya-purāṇa 44. 72; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 14. 17.
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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Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 37 - An Account of Vabhru’s Family < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
Chapter 38 - An Account of Svyamantaka Jewel < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
Blue Annals (deb-ther sngon-po) (by George N. Roerich)
Chapter 9 - The Tibetan emperors prophesied in the Mūlatantra < [Book 1 - The beginning of the story of the Doctrine]
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 71 - The Vṛṣṇi dynasty (vaṃśa) < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
Chapter 1 - Description of the dissolution of the Universe (a) < [Section 4a - Upasaṃhāra-pāda]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 13 - The Deeds of the Avatāra (Incarnation) < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]