Pratapi, aka: Pratāpī; 1 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism


[Pratapi in Purana glossaries]

Pratāpī (प्रतापी).—Cyavanamaharṣi got of his wife Sukanyā a son named Pramati. Pratāpī is the beautiful wife of Pramati. Ruru is the son born to Pramati of Pratāpī. (2nd Skandha, Devī Bhāgavata).

(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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