Haricakra: 1 definition
Haricakra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Alternative spellings of this word include Harichakra.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Haricakra (हरिचक्र).—The wheel of Viṣṇu, fell to pieces at Naimiṣa.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 22. 14.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Search found 1 books and stories containing Haricakra; (plurals include: Haricakras). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 224 - Bearing the Marks of a Disc etc. Essential for a Brāhmaṇa < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]