Ucchringa, aka: Ucchṛṅga; 1 Definition(s)


Ucchringa 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.

The Sanskrit term Ucchṛṅga can be transliterated into English as Ucchrnga or Ucchringa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Uchchhringa.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Ucchringa in Purana glossary... « previous · [U] · next »

Ucchṛṅga (उच्छृङ्ग).—One of the two attendants given to Skanda by Vindhya. The other was named Atiśṛṅga. (Mahābhārata Śalya Parva, Chapter 45, Verse 49).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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