Divaspati; 1 Definition(s)


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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1a) Divaspati (दिवस्पति).—The Indra of the epoch of the 13th Manu (Ruci); a friend of Yogeśvara.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 13. 31-32; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 101; Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 105. Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 39.

1b) Sūrya, Lord of Bhavya.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 23. 50; Vāyu-purāṇa 101. 22.

1c) A name of Dhruva.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 62. 81.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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