Gayatristhana, Gāyatrīsthāna: 1 definition


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Gāyatrīsthāna (गायत्रीस्थान).—A sacred place of northern Bhārata. If one spends one night here one will get the benefit of giving away as gifts a thousand cows. (Śloka 28, Chapter 85, Vana Parva).

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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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