Hemahastiratha; 1 Definition(s)
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Hemahastiratha (हेमहस्तिरथ).—The gift of a chariot with elephants in gold on an auspicious day with prayers to all deities takes one to the abode of Śiva.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 274. 8; 282. 1-16.
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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