Kalanjaragiri, Kālañjaragiri, Kalanjara-giri: 1 definition


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Kālañjaragiri (कालञ्जरगिरि).—A famous mountain at Medhāvika tīrtha. He who bathes in Vedīhrada on this mountain will get the benefits of gifting away 1000 cows. (Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 25). Spread on the four sides of mount Mahāmeru are twenty mountains. They are:—Kuraṅga, Karaga, Kuśumbha, Vikaṅkata, Trikūṭa, Śiśira, Pataṅga, Rucaka, Nīla, Niṣadha, Śītivāsa, Kapila, Śaṅkha, Vaiḍūrya, Cārudhi, Haṃsa, Ṛṣabha, Nāga, Kālañjara and Nārada. (Devī Bhāgavata, 8th Skandha).

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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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