Punyashravas, Puṇyaśravas: 1 definition
Punyashravas 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.
The Sanskrit term Puṇyaśravas can be transliterated into English as Punyasravas or Punyashravas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Puṇyaśravas (पुण्यश्रवस्).—A sage. This maharṣi who was a great devotee of Viṣṇu was born to the brother of Nandagopa, during the incarnation of Viṣṇu as Kṛṣṇa, as a daughter named Lavaṅgā. (Pātāla Khaṇḍa, Padma, Purāṇa Chapter 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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The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 72 - Devotees of Kṛṣṇa Born in Gokula as Cowherdesses < [Section 5 - Pātāla-Khaṇḍa (Section on the Nether World)]