Halima, aka: Halimā; 1 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Halimā (हलिमा).—One of the Saptamātṛs (seven mothers). (Vana Parva, Chapter 22, Verse 10).

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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