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Shaulkayani, aka: Śaulkāyaṇi; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Śaulkāyaṇi can be transliterated into English as Saulkayani or Shaulkayani, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


Śaulkāyaṇi (शौल्कायणि).—A pupil of Devadarśa.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 58 Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 6. 11.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana IndexPurāṇa book cover
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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