Svahadevi, Svāhādevi: 1 definition



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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Svāhādevi (स्वाहादेवि).—General information. Wife of god Agni (fire). There is a story about the birth of this goddess, as given below, in Devī Bhāgavata, Skandha 9. (See full article at Story of Svāhādevi from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)

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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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