Nirvaktra; 2 Definition(s)


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Nirvaktra (निर्वक्त्र), son of Adhisāmakṛṣṇa (or, Adhisīmakṛṣṇa), will desert the city of Nāga—which wasflooded by the river Gaṅga—and will establish himself in Kauśāmbī.

Source: Google Books: Cultural History from the Vāyu Purāna

Nirvaktra (निर्वक्त्र).—Son of Adhisāmakṛṣṇa.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 271.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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