Sauravrata, Saura-Vrata: 1 definition
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Sauravrata (सौरव्रत).—Leads to the world of the Sun.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 101. 63.
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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Vedic influence on the Sun-worship in the Puranas (by Goswami Mitali)
Sun-worship Vratas (54) Sauravrata < [Chapter 5 - Rituals Related to the Sun-Worship in the Purāṇas]
Part 10 - Growth of the Purāṇic Texts for Propitiating the Sun-god < [Chapter 3 - General Characteristics of the Purāṇic Religion and its Link with the Vedic Tradition]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)