Suryavarca, Sūryavarca: 2 definitions
Suryavarca means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Alternative spellings of this word include Suryavarcha.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
- 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 11. 44; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 2; 23. 21; Vāyu-purāṇa 69. 2.
- 2) Ib. 52. 21.
- 3) Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 10. 18.
Sūryavarca (सूर्यवर्च) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.59.41, I.65) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Sūryavarca) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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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