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Sukāla, aka: Sukala; 1 Definition(s)

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Sukāla means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Sukāla can be transliterated into English as Sukala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purāṇa

Sukāla (सुकाल).—The Pitṛs, sons of Vasiṣṭha—Hiraṇya garbha, propitiated by śūdras in ceremonies: Mānasa is their kingdom: The R. Narmadā is their mind-born daughter (Mānasi Kanyā Narmadā).*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 10. 96-7. Vāyu-purāṇa 73. 46-8.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

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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