Niryantra; 1 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purana

[Niryantra in Purana glossaries]

Niryantra (निर्यन्त्र).—(Nirjatara Niryantara, Vāyu-purāṇa) heard the purāṇa from Gautama and told it to Vājaśravas;1 heard the2

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 4. 63-4.
  • 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 103. 63.
(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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