Mahamali, Mahāmāli, Mahāmālī: 2 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Mahāmālī (महामाली).—A Rākṣasa hero of Rāvaṇa’s army. He was killed in the battle at Pañcavaṭī between Rāma and Lakṣmaṇa on one side and Khara, Dūṣaṇa and Triśiras on the other, over the affair of Śūrpaṇakhā. Mahāmālī appeared on the scene as a commander of Khara’s army. (Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa. Araṇya Kāṇḍa, 26th Sarga).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Mahāmāli (महामालि).—A Yakṣa King in Kailāsa.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 41. 25.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Mahamalia, Mahamalika, Mahamaliyadeva.
Full-text: Kalakamukha, Yajnashatru, Meghamali.
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