Pancagana, aka: Pañcagaṇa; 1 Definition(s)


Pancagana 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Panchagana.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Pañcagaṇa (पञ्चगण).—An ancient kingdom of Uttara Bhārata. During the time of the Pāṇḍavas this country was prospering and Arjuna once conquered the ruler of this country. (Śloka 12, Chapter 27, Sabhā Parva).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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