Rajaraksharahasya, Rājarakṣārahasya: 1 definition


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The Sanskrit term Rājarakṣārahasya can be transliterated into English as Rajaraksarahasya or Rajaraksharahasya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Rajaraksharahasya in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Rājarakṣārahasya (राजरक्षारहस्य).—Devices for the protection of the king's person; different kinds of mixtures of medicines used for 15 days, one month, etc.; remedies to avert houses being consumed by fire; against snakes by burning their coating; examination of cooked food by giving it to birds or throwing it into the fire and then examining the change in colour; flies would not sit on the poisoned food; its effect on birds and beasts; the same is applicable to drinking water; such protection needed since he is the root of the tree of the people.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 219. 1-34.
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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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