Samudrakatirtha, Sāmudrakatīrtha, Samudraka-tirtha: 1 definition


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Sāmudrakatīrtha (सामुद्रकतीर्थ).—A holy place near Arundhatīvaṭa. He who bathes here and fasts for three days will derive the same benefits as those of performing the aśvamedha yajña and gifting away of thousand cows. (Vana Parva, Chapter 84, Verse 81).

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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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