Jalashayi, aka: Jalaśāyī; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Jalaśāyī can be transliterated into English as Jalasayi or Jalashayi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana

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Jalaśāyī (जलशायी).—An epithet of Hari.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 285. 5.
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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