Rucakaparvata, aka: Rucaka-parvata; 1 Definition(s)

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Alternative spellings of this word include Ruchakaparvata.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Rucakaparvata (रुचकपर्वत).—( The mountain Rucaka) A mountain standing near the mountain Mahāmeru. It is mentioned in Devī Bhāgavata, Skandha 8, that there are twenty mountains including Rucaka on the four sides of Mahāmeru.

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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