Tvashtadhara, Tvaṣṭādhara: 1 definition


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The Sanskrit term Tvaṣṭādhara can be transliterated into English as Tvastadhara or Tvashtadhara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Tvaṣṭādhara (त्वष्टाधर).—One of the two sons of Śukrācārya who were deputed to do heinous acts of worship by Śukra. The other was Atri. (Śloka 37, Chapter 65, Ādi Parva).

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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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