Suryavarma, Sūryavarmā: 1 definition


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Sūryavarmā (सूर्यवर्मा).—A King of the country of Trigarta. This King had a brother called Ketuvarmā. Sūryavarmā and Ketuvarmā fought with Arjuna when he was leading the sacrificial horse of Yudhiṣṭhira. Both the Trigartas were killed in that fight. (Mahābhārata Aśvamedha Parva, Chapter 74).

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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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