Upadevi, Upadevī: 1 definition
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Upadevī (उपदेवी).—One of the wives of Vasudeva, and mother of four sons.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 46. 17.
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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Ends with: Rupadevi.
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Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 35 - Vasudeva’s Family < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
Chapter 37 - An Account of Vabhru’s Family < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)