Ricikatanaya, Ṛcīkatanaya: 1 definition
Ricikatanaya 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 Ṛcīkatanaya can be transliterated into English as Rcikatanaya or Ricikatanaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Richikatanaya.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Ṛcīkatanaya (ऋचीकतनय).—(Jamadagni)—the sage presiding over the month of iṣa.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 11. 43.
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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