Krodhavaśa, aka: Krodhavasa, Krodhavasha, Krodhavaśā; 2 Definition(s)
Krodhavaśa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.
The Sanskrit term Krodhavaśa can be transliterated into English as Krodhavasha or Krodhavasa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
1) Krodhavaśa (क्रोधवश).—A gaṇa of Kārdaveya Nāgas inhabiting mahātala, afraid only of Garuḍa. Fought with Rudras in Devāsura battle.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 24-29; VIII. 10. 34.
2) Krodhavaśā (क्रोधवशा).—A daughter of Dakṣa and one of Kaśyapa's wives, and mother of Dandaśūka and other serpents.1 Her twelve daughters were married to Pulaha. Bhūtas, Piśācas, Kinnaras, Vānaras and others belonged to her line.2 Some of her sons fell a prey to Bhīmasena's sword.3
- 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa VI. 6. 26 and 28; Vāyu-purāṇa 66. 54.
- 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 3. 56; 7. 171, 444 and 467; 8. 72; Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 15. 125.
- 3) Matsya-purāṇa 6. 2 and 43; 146. 18.
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
General definition (in Hinduism)
She is a daughter of Daksha. She is married to the great sage Kashyapa. The flesh-eating demons, the Pishachas are her children.Source: Apam Napat: Indian Mythology
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