Nau, 1 Definition(s)
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1b) (Mahīmayī) the divine boat given to Manu (Vaivasvata) by Viṣṇu in the shape of a fish to be tied to its horn;1 in the deluge it rescued the sun, moon, Brahmā, Narmadā, sage Mārkaṇḍeya, Śiva, the Vedas, Purāṇas and other Vidyas from ruin;2 Druhyu to ply the ocean with.3Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.6.84-85 < [Chapter 6 - Abhīṣṭa-lābha: The Attainment of All Desires]
Verse 1.7.76-78 < [Chapter 7 - Purna: The Complete Perfection]
Verse 2.7.128 < [Chapter 7 - Jagad-ānanda: The Bliss of the Worlds]
The Peache-chant < [Book III - Bhriguvalli]
Chapter I - The Peace-chant < [A - Brahmavidyā expounded]
Lesson III - Contemplation of Saṃhitā < [Book I - Shiksha Valli]
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