Ugrashravas, aka: Ugraśravas, Ugra-shravas; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Ugraśravas can be transliterated into English as Ugrasravas or Ugrashravas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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1) Ugraśravas (उग्रश्रवस्).—Son of Muni Lomaharṣa. He is the Sūta who told Purāṇic stories to the munis at Naimiṣāraṇya. (Mahābhārata Ādi Parva, Chapter 1, Verse 1).

2) Ugraśravas (उग्रश्रवस्).—A son of Dhṛtarāṣṭra. Bhīmasena killed him in the battle of Kurukṣetra. (Mahābhārata Ādi Parva, Chapter 67, Verse 100, and Droṇa Parva, Chapter 157, Verse 19).

3) Ugraśravas (उग्रश्रवस्).—Husband of Śīlavatī. (See under Atri, Para 7).

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Ugraśravas (उग्रश्रवस्).—(see vṛddhaśravas) Name of the son of रोमहर्षण (romaharṣaṇa). उग्रश्रवाः पुरा सूतो रोमहर्षणसंभवः (ugraśravāḥ purā sūto romaharṣaṇasaṃbhavaḥ) Bm.1.2.

Ugraśravas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ugra and śravas (श्रवस्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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