Sharabhangashrama, aka: Śarabhaṅgāśrama, Sharabhanga-ashrama; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Śarabhaṅgāśrama can be transliterated into English as Sarabhangasrama or Sharabhangashrama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Śarabhaṅgāśrama (शरभङ्गाश्रम).—A holy place. Those who visit the place purify their families. (Vana Parva, Chapter 85, Verse 42).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Śarabhaṅgāśrama (शरभङ्गाश्रम) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.83.39). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Śarabhaṅga-āśrama) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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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