Samahuya, Samāhūya, Sam-ahuya: 1 definition
Samahuya 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Samāhūya (समाहूय) refers to “calling someone (for giving orders)”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.40 (“The Marriage Procession of Śiva”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada: “Then Śiva called (samāhūya) Nandin and other Gaṇas and ordered them to accompany Him. Śiva said:—‘Station a few Gaṇas here and the rest of you accompany me to the city of the mountain in a jovial mood’. Then the lords of Gaṇas thus ordered took their armies and started joyously. I shall explain it in general terms. [...]”.
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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Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 5.16.24 < [Chapter 16 - Comforting Sri Radha and the Gopis]
Verse 5.1.11 < [Chapter 1 - Advice to Kaṃsa]
Verse 5.9.11 < [Chapter 9 - The Happiness of the Yadus]
The Bhagavata Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 11 - Exodus from Gokula—Destruction of demons Vatsa and Baka < [Book 10 - Tenth Skandha]