Madhuvati, aka: Madhuvaṭī, Madhu-vati; 2 Definition(s)

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Madhuvaṭī (मधुवटी).—A sacred place on the border of Kurukṣetra. If one bathes in a sacred pond there and worships the Manes one will have to one’s credit the benefit of making a thousand Godānas (giving away cows in charity). (Śloka 94, Chapter 83, Vana Parva).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Madhuvaṭī (मधुवटी) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.81.79). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Madhu-vaṭī) 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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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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