Dhumavrata, Dhūmavrata: 1 definition
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Dhūmavrata (धूमव्रत).—Performed by Śukra for 1000 years and blessed by Śiva.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 72. 119 and 156.
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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The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 33 - Rāma’s Visit to Mārkaṇḍeya’s Hermitage < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]