Ugradamshtri, Ugradaṃṣṭrī: 2 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Ugradaṃṣṭrī can be transliterated into English as Ugradamstri or Ugradamshtri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Ugradaṃṣṭrī (उग्रदंष्ट्री).—A daughter of Mahāmeru. Merudevī had nine daughters, Meru, Pratirūpā, Ugradaṃṣṭrī Latā, Ramyā, Śyāmā, Nārī, Bhadrā and Devavīthī. They were wedded by the sons of a king named Agnīdhra. (Bhāgavata, 5th Skandha)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Ugradaṃṣṭrī (उग्रदंष्ट्री).—A daughter of Meru, wife of Harivarsa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 2. 23.
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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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