Kalyanini, aka: Kalyāṇinī; 1 Definition(s)


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Kalyāṇinī (कल्याणिनी).—The vow of; in later kalpa changed into bhīmadvādaśī after being observed by Bhīmasena, the Pāṇḍava.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 69. 56-7.
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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