Dvadashamurti, Dvādaśamūrti: 1 definition
Dvadashamurti 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 Dvādaśamūrti can be transliterated into English as Dvadasamurti or Dvadashamurti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Dvādaśamūrti (द्वादशमूर्ति).—An epithet of the Sun god.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 59. 76; IV. 34. 75.
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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