Gajendramoksham, Gajendramokṣam: 1 definition

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Introduction:

Gajendramoksham 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 Gajendramokṣam can be transliterated into English as Gajendramoksam or Gajendramoksham, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Gajendramokṣam (गजेन्द्रमोक्षम्).—The story about Indradyumna, the Pāṇḍyan King being transformed into an elephant due to the curse of Agastya and his attaining heaven. (See under Indradyumna).

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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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