Ramahrada, aka: Rama-hrada, Rāmahrada, Rāmahradā; 3 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Rāmahrada (रामह्रद).—A holy place on the boundary of Kurukṣetra. Ambā, daughter of a King of Kāśī once bathed here. (Udyoga Parva, Chapter 186, Verse 28).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Rāmahrada (रामह्रद) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.81.178). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Rāmahrada) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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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India history and geogprahy

Rāmahradā (रामह्रदा) is the name of a river mentioned in the Nīlamatapurāṇa that remains unidentified.

Source: archive.org: Nilamata Purana: a cultural and literary study (history)
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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