Shravastipura, Śrāvastīpura, Shravasti-pura: 1 definition

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Shravastipura 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 term Śrāvastīpura can be transliterated into English as Sravastipura or Shravastipura, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Śrāvastīpura (श्रावस्तीपुर).—Capital city of Śrāvasta, King of the Ikṣvāku dynasty. It was named "Śrāvastīpurī" or "Śrāvastīpura" because it was built by Śrāvasta, according to Mahābhārata, Vana Parva, Chapter 202, Verse 4.

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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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