Svadhamrita, aka: Svadhāmṛta; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Svadhāmṛta can be transliterated into English as Svadhamrta or Svadhamrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Svadhamrita in Purana glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Svadhāmṛta (स्वधामृत).—The nectar of the moon in the Kṛṣṇapakṣa is svādha drunk by Pitṛs and low class of deities and in the śuklapakṣa it is amṛta drunk by Gods.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 52. 38, 40; 62. 185.
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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