Ghritapas, aka: Ghṛtapas; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Ghṛtapas can be transliterated into English as Ghrtapas or Ghritapas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana

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Ghṛtapas (घृतपस्).—A great sage who lived on ghee. A disciple of Brahmā he was an instructor of Sanātana Dharma. (Śānti Parva, Chapter 166, Verse 24).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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