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Shraddhadevi, aka: Shraddha-Devi, Śraddhādevī, Śrāddhadevī; 2 Definition(s)


Shraddhadevi 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.

The Sanskrit terms Śraddhādevī and Śrāddhadevī can be transliterated into English as Sraddhadevi or Shraddhadevi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


Śrāddhadevī (श्राद्धदेवी).—One of Vasudeva's wives: mother of Ganeṣa.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 184.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Śraddhādevī (श्रद्धादेवी).—One of the wives of Vasudeva and mother of Gaveṣavān.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 46. 20.
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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