Prajvalanti, Prajvalantī, Pra-jvalanti: 1 definition


Prajvalanti 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.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Prajvalantī (प्रज्वलन्ती) refers to “blazing” (with fury), according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.4.2 (“The birth of Śiva’s son”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada: “After saying these words Pārvatī, the daughter of the king of mountains, blazing (prajvalantī) with fury cursed Viṣṇu and all other gods. [Pārvatī said]:—‘From now onwards let the wives of the gods be utterly barren and let the gods who offended me be unhappy’.”.

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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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