Ilavarta, aka: Ilāvarta; 2 Definition(s)


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Ilāvarta (इलावर्त) or Ilāvṛta (इलावृत):—A King in the line of Priyavrata, son of Svāyambhuva Manu, (See Genealogy).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Ilāvarta (इलावर्त).—A son of Ṛṣabha.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 4. 10.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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