Upamadgu; 1 Definition(s)
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Upamadgu (उपमद्गु).—A brother of Akrūra; father of a number of sons and a daughter Sutārā; (The Cal. Edn. & Wilson's trans. make Upamadgu, the brother of Sutārā and her brothers).*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 14. 8-9.
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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