Jaleyu; 3 Definition(s)


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Jaleyu (जलेयु):—One of the ten sons of Raudrāśva (son of Ahaṃyāti) and the Apsarā Ghṛtācī. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.20.4-5)

Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Jaleyu (जलेयु).—A son born to Raudrāśva the son of Pūru, by a celestial woman named Miśrakeśī. Mention is made about Jaleyu in Mahābhārata, Ādi Parva, Chapter 94, Stanza 10.

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Jaleyu (जलेयु).—One of the ten sons of Raudrāśva.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 20. 4; Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 124.
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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