Hiranyareta, aka: Hiraṇyareta; 1 Definition(s)
Hiranyareta 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.
Hiraṇyareta (हिरण्यरेत).—A son of Priyavrata, and king of Kuśadvīpa. Divided it among his seven sons.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 1. 25, 33; 20. 14.
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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The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 1 - The Activities of Maharaja Priyavrata < [Canto V - The Creative Impetus]
Chapter 20 - Studying the Structure of the Universe < [Canto V - The Creative Impetus]
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