Kuruvarsha, Kuru-varsha, Kuruvarṣa: 2 definitions
Kuruvarsha 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 Kuruvarṣa can be transliterated into English as Kuruvarsa or Kuruvarsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Wisdom Library: Varāha-purāṇa
Kuruvarṣa (कुरुवर्ष).—Name of a region (varṣa) situated near the Triśṛṅga peak, according to the Varāhapurāṇa chapter 84. People who live here have a life-span of thirteen thousand years.Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Kuruvarṣa (कुरुवर्ष).—The country ruled over by Kuru came to be called Kuruvarṣam.
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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Ends with: Uttarakuruvarsha.
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