Kshemasharma, Kṣemaśarmā: 1 definition


Kshemasharma 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 Kṣemaśarmā can be transliterated into English as Ksemasarma or Kshemasharma, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Kṣemaśarmā (क्षेमशर्मा).—A warrior who fought on the side of the Kauravas. Kṣemaśarmā stood and fought at the neck of the Garuḍavyūha (the formation of the army into the shape of an eagle) made by Karṇa. (Mahābhārata Droṇa Parva, Chapter 20, Stanza 6).

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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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