Paramoda: 2 definitions
Paramoda 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Paramoda (परमोद) refers to “great joy”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.2.—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada:—“[...] [Svadhā] had three daughters all of whom were of handsome features and virtuous forms. [...] The mothers of the worlds are worthy of reverence of the entire universe always. They are the bestowers of great joy (i.e., paramoda-da). They are great yoginīs, storehouses of knowledge. They pervade the three worlds”.Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Paramoda (परमोद) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.52.10, I.57) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Paramoda) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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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