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Indrakila, aka: Indrakīla; 2 Definition(s)

Introduction

Indrakila means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

In Hinduism

Purāṇa

1a) Indrakīla (इन्द्रकील).—A mountain in Bhāratavarṣa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa, V. 19. 16.

1b) A tīrtha sacred to Pitṛs.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 22. 53.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

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.

General definition (in Hinduism)

Indrakila (इन्‍द्रकिला): A mountain Arjuna passed on his way to the Himalayas to practise austerities to acquire powerful new weapons from Lord Mahadeva.

Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism

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