Suryatirtha, aka: Sūryatīrtha, Surya-tirtha; 3 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Sūryatīrtha (सूर्यतीर्थ).—An ancient holy place situated in Kurukṣetra. It is mentioned in Mahābhārata, Vana Parva, Chapter 88, Stanza 48, that by bathing here and worshipping the manes one may attain the fruits of performing the sacrifice of Agniṣṭoma and go to the region of the Sun.

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Sūryatīrtha (सूर्यतीर्थ) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. ). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Sūrya-tīrtha) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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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General definition (in Hinduism)

Suryatirtha in Hinduism glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Sūryatīrtha (सूर्यतीर्थ)—One of the several gaṭhas (bathing places) in the twelve forests on the banks of the Yamunā.

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

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