Tridhama, Tridhāmā, Tridhāma, Tri-dhama: 2 definitions



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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Tridhāmā (त्रिधामा).—The tenth incarnation of Śiva. At this time Bhṛgu Maharṣi was Vyāsa. (Śiva Purāṇa, Śatarudrasaṃhitā).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Tridhāmā (त्रिधामा).—The name of Vyāsa in the tenth Dvāpara; Bhṛgu, the avatar of the Lord;1 heard the Brahmāṇḍa and Vāyu Purāṇas%} from Sārasvata and narrated the former to Śaradvān.2

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 119; Vāyu-purāṇa 23. 147; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 3. 13.
  • 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 4. 61; Vāyu-purāṇa 103. 61.
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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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