Rikshavana, Ṛkṣavāna: 1 definition

Introduction

Rikshavana 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 Ṛkṣavāna can be transliterated into English as Rksavana or Rikshavana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Ṛkṣavāna (ऋक्षवान) refers to the name of a Mountain mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.10). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Ṛkṣavāna) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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