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Mitrāvaruṇeṣṭi, aka: Mitravaruna-Ishti; 1 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism


Mitrāvaruṇeṣṭi (मित्रावरुणेष्टि).—A yajña performed by Manu for the birth of a son.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 1. 8.
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 religious ceremonies, various arts, sciences and historical legends. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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