Pancagnimadhyastha, Pañcāgnimadhyastha: 1 definition
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Pañcāgnimadhyastha (पञ्चाग्निमध्यस्थ).—A kind of austerity performed by Parasurāma standing in the midst of five fires.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 22. 72.
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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