Rusheku, aka: Ruśeku; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Ruśeku can be transliterated into English as Ruseku or Rusheku, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Ruśeku (रुशेकु).—A son of Svāhi and father of Citraratha, born at the performance of a great yagña.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 23. 31; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 70. 16-17.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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