Sthandileyu, aka: Sthaṇḍileyu; 3 Definition(s)


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Sthaṇḍileyu (स्थण्डिलेयु):—One of the ten sons of Raudrāśva (son of Ahaṃyāti) and the Apsarā Ghṛtācī. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.20.4-5)

Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Sthaṇḍileyu (स्थण्डिलेयु).—A son born to Raudrāśva, the third son of King Puru. The celestial maid Miśrakeśī was the mother of Sthaṇḍileyu. This Sthaṇḍileyu was a great archer. (Mahābhārata, Ādi Parva, Chapter 94, Verse 8).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Sthaṇḍileyu (स्थण्डिलेयु).—One of the ten sons of Raudrāśva.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 20. 4; Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 124. Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 2.
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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