Lukamukhi, aka: Lūkamukhī, Luka-mukhi; 1 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Itihasa (narrative history)

[Lukamukhi in Itihasa glossaries]

Lūkamukhī (लूकमुखी) refers to the name of a Lady mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.45.21). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Lūka-mukhī) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

(Source): JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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Itihasa (इतिहास, itihāsa) refers to ‘epic history’ and represents a branch of Sanskrit literature which popularly includes 1) the eighteen major Puranas, 2) the Mahabharata and 3) the Ramayana. It is a branch of Vedic Hinduism categorised as smriti literature (‘that which is remembered’) as opposed to shruti literature (‘that which is transmitted verbally’).

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