Sindhutirtha, Sindhutīrtha, Sindhu-tirtha: 1 definition


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study

Sindhutīrtha (सिन्धुतीर्थ) is the name of a Tīrtha (holy places) situated to the south of Gokarṇatīrtha, as mentioned in the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, [...] and towards the southern direction of Gokarṇa-tīrtha, Maheśvara is present in Sindhutīrtha. A visit to Sindhutīrtha gives the result of rājasūya sacrifice.

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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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