Kukudmin: 1 definition



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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Kukudmin (कुकुद्मिन्).—A son, Ānarta, was born to King Śaryāti, the son of Vaivasvata Manu. Revata, the famous Rājarṣi, who ruled from his capital at Kuśasthalī island, was the son of Ānarta. Ānarta had hundred sons, the eldest being Kukudmin, and also a daughter called Revatī. (Devī Bhāgavata, 7th Skandha).

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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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