Shrimadbhagavata, aka: Śrimadbhāgavata; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Śrimadbhāgavata can be transliterated into English as Srimadbhagavata or Shrimadbhagavata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


[Shrimadbhagavata in Purana glossaries]

Śrimadbhāgavata (श्रिमद्भागवत).—Produced by the great sage Vyāsa; taught by him to Śuka who narrated it to Parīkṣit, when Sūta heard it.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa I. 1. 2; 3. 40-44.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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