Dhumakesha, aka: Dhūmakeśa; 1 Definition(s)
Dhumakesha 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 Dhūmakeśa can be transliterated into English as Dhumakesa or Dhumakesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Dhūmakeśa (धूमकेश).—(Dhūmrakeśa, Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa) a son of Danu; a follower of Vṛtra in his battle with Indra.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VI. 6. 31; 10. .
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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