Kaliyanaga, Kālīyanāga: 1 definition
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Kālīyanāga (कालीयनाग).—The venemous serpent in a pool of Yamunā; Kṛṣṇa dived into it and was about to kill him when on an appeal from the wives of Nāga and the Nāga himself to do as he bade he set them free and sent them to the sea to live there for ever. See kāliya.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa V. 7. 3 to the end; 13. 4.
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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