Gritsapati, Gṛtsapati: 1 definition


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The Sanskrit term Gṛtsapati can be transliterated into English as Grtsapati or Gritsapati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Gṛtsapati (गृत्सपति).—He was the son of Kapila, a King of the Pūru dynasty. He had a brother called Kauśika. Gṛtsapati had sons in all the four castes, namely, Brāhmaṇa, Kṣatriya, Vaiśya and Śūdra. (Chapter 277, Agni Purāṇa).

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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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