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Purāṇa

Uparicara (उपरिचर).—(Burnouf—uparica)—A Vasu. Son of Kṛti. (Kṛtaka, Viṣṇu-purāṇa). Father of Bṛhadratha and other sons.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 22. 5; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 80-81.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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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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