Pavanahrada, Pavana-hrada: 2 definitions
Pavanahrada 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: Puranic Encyclopedia
Pavanahrada (पवनह्रद).—A marudgaṇa tīrtha (a sacred pond) situated on the border of Kurukṣetra. If one bathes in this one would attain Viṣṇuloka.Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Pavanahrada (पवनह्रद) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.81.88). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Pavana-hrada) 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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