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In Hinduism


Gardabhinas (गर्दभिनस्).—Ten rulers of this line are distinguished; see Maunas.1 Seven of them ruled for 72 years (94, Matsya-purāṇa) after Ābhiras.2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 1. 29. Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 24. 51.
  • 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 74. 172 and 4: Matsya-purāṇa 273. 18-20: Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 359.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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