Mandaracala, aka: Mandarācala; 2 Definition(s)
Mandaracala 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Mandarachala.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Mandarācala (मन्दराचल).—A chief hill of Kuśadvīpa.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 4. 41.
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Mandarācala (मन्दराचल).—The mountain used by the demigods and demons to churn the ocean of milk and thus extract nectar.Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary
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