Ishacapa, Īśacāpa: 1 definition



Ishacapa 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.

The Sanskrit term Īśacāpa can be transliterated into English as Isacapa or Ishacapa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Ishachapa.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Īśacāpa (ईशचाप).—The bow of Śiva broken by Śrī Rāma.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 37. 32.
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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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