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Mlecchagana, aka: Mlecchagaṇa, Mleccha-gana; 1 Definition(s)

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Mlecchagana 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.

In Hinduism

Purāṇa

Mlecchagaṇa (म्लेच्छगण).—Foreign tribes on the Himālayan slopes.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 41. 46.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana IndexPurāṇa book cover
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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