Puruyashas, Puruyaśas: 1 definition



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The Sanskrit term Puruyaśas can be transliterated into English as Puruyasas or Puruyashas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Puruyaśas (पुरुयशस्).—A king of Pāñcāla. He was the son of Bhūriyaśas. The King became more and more prosperous observing 'Vaisākhadharma' following the instructions of the King’s preceptors Yāja and Upayāja. (Chapter 2, Skanda Purāṇa).

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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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