Karavirapura, Karavīrapura, Karavira-pura: 3 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Karavīrapura (करवीरपुर).—A holy place. If one bathes in this place one will attain the form of Brahmā. (Chapter 25, Anuśāsana Parva).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Karavīrapura (करवीरपुर).—Sacred to Mahālakṣmi, and to pitṛs.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 13. 41; 22. 76.
1b) At the foot of Gomanta hill and under a chieftain Śṛgālavāsudeva. The latter rose against Kṛṣṇa and Rāma who occupied the city after killing him. Welcome by its citizens. Spoils and slaves sent to Mathurā. Kṛṣṇa and Rāma lived here for four months. Pursued by Jarāsandha, the brothers fled to this city and after taking rest for the night got up the hill before daybreak. Not visited by Vasudeva by order of Kaṃsa.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. [52 (V) 28-42]; [53. (V) 20-21]; 52. 11 ; 66. .
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Karavīrapura (करवीरपुर):—[=kara-vīra-pura] [from kara-vīra > kara] n. Name of a town founded by Padma-varṇa (cf. karavīra), [Mahābhārata]
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Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
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