Dhumavan, Dhūmavān: 1 definition
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Dhūmavān (धूमवान्).—The best of Ketus.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 24. 139.
1b) Rāhu ?*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 53. 111.
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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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 4 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 5 - Epistemological Process in Inference < [Chapter XXVIII - Madhva Logic]
Part 6 - Various Considerations regarding Inference < [Chapter XXVIII - Madhva Logic]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 4 - The Pramāṇas according to Mādhava Mukunda < [Chapter XXI - The Nimbārka School of Philosophy]