Tundikera, aka: Tuṇḍikera; 3 Definition(s)
Tundikera 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.
Tuṇḍikera (तुण्डिकेर).—An ancient place of Bhārata. The people of this place took part in the great Mahābhārata battle. (Śloka 20, Chapter 17, Droṇa Parva).Source: archive.org: Puranic EncyclopaediaSource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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.
Itihasa (narrative history)
Tuṇḍikera (तुण्डिकेर) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VIII.4.47) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Tuṇḍikera) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Itihasa (इतिहास, itihāsa) refers to ‘epic history’ and represents a branch of Sanskrit literature which popularly includes 1) the eighteen major Puranas, 2) the Mahabharata and 3) the Ramayana. It is a branch of Vedic Hinduism categorised as smriti literature (‘that which is remembered’) as opposed to shruti literature (‘that which is transmitted verbally’).
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