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Mādravatī, aka: Madravati; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Mādravatī can be transliterated into English as Madravati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


Mādravatī (माद्रवती).—(Mādrī) one of the two wives of Pāṇḍu, gave birth to two twins, Nakula and Sahadeva by the grace of Aśvins.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 22. 28; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 155; Matsya-purāṇa 46. 10; 50. 48; Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 154; 99. 243; Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 243; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 14. 37-8; 20-40.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

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.

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