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Puruhotra, 1 Definition(s)

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Puruhotra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

In Hinduism

Purāṇa

Puruhotra (पुरुहोत्र).—A son of Anu and father of Āyu.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 6.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including religious ceremonies, various arts, sciences and historical legends. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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