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Guhāvāsī, aka: Guhavasi; 1 Definition(s)


Guhāvāsī means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Guhāvāsī can be transliterated into English as Guhavasi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


Guhāvāsī (गुहावासी).—The avatār of the Lord in the seventeenth dvāpara in the siddhakṣetra of the Himalayas; with four sons all Brahmajñas; each of the latter had a number of disciples, all engaged in Maheśvara yoga.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 23. 175-7.
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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