Ukāra, aka: Ukara, Ūkāra; 1 Definition(s)
Ukāra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.
The Sanskrit term Ukāra can be transliterated into English as Ukara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
1a) Ukāra (उकार).—The fourth face of Brahmā whence came Tāmasa Manu of copper colour.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 26. 36.
1b) (Svarita, Bhuva.)*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 20. 8-9.
2) Ūkāra (ऊकार).—The fifth face of the fourteen faced god, Cariṣṇava Manu of the pīta colour.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 26. 37.
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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