Karaviraksha, Karavīrākṣa: 1 definition
Karaviraksha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Karavīrākṣa can be transliterated into English as Karaviraksa or Karaviraksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Karavīrākṣa (करवीराक्ष).—A demon. He fought against Rāma and Lakṣmaṇa along with Khara, Dūṣaṇa and Triśiras. (Śloka 24, Chapter 26, Araṇya Kāṇḍa, Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa).
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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Ramayana of Valmiki (by Hari Prasad Shastri)
Chapter 26 - Rama destroys the Titans and slays Dushana < [Book 3 - Aranya-kanda]
Chapter 23 - The Titan Army advances amid evil Portents < [Book 3 - Aranya-kanda]
Chapter 27 - The Fight between the Gods and the Rakshasas < [Book 7 - Uttara-kanda]