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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Marutsoma in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Marutsoma (मरुत्सोम).—A sacrifice performed by Bharata anxious to have a son;1 performed by Marutta for 60 years to please the Maruts and get inexhaustible anna from them.2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 20. 35: Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 68. 2: Matsya-purāṇa 49. 28. Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 153; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 6.
  • 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 93. 2-3.
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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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