Jalashayi, aka: Jalaśāyī; 1 Definition(s)
Jalashayi 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 Jalaśāyī can be transliterated into English as Jalasayi or Jalashayi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Jalaśāyī (जलशायी).—An epithet of Hari.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 285. 5.
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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The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 21 - The greatness of Puṣkara and some important vows < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]