Uparicaravasu, Uparicara-vasu: 2 definitions



Uparicaravasu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Uparicharavasu.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Uparicaravasu in Purana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Uparicaravasu (उपरिचरवसु):—He begat a daughter named Satyavatī through the womb of a fisherwoman known as Matsyagarbhā. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.22.20)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Uparicaravasu (उपरिचरवसु).—Genealogy. Descended from Viṣṇu in the following order: Atri—Candra—Budha—Purūravas—Āyus—Nahuṣa -Yayāti—Pūru—Janamejaya—Prācinvān—Pravīra Namasyu—Vītabhaya—Śuṇḍu—Bahuvidha—Saṃyāti -Rahovādī—Raudrāśva—Matināra—Santurodha -Duṣyanta—Bharata—Suhotra—Suhotā—Gala -Garda—Suketu—Bṛhatkṣetra—Hasti—Ajamīḍha—Ṛkṣa-Saṃvaraṇa-Kuru-Sudhanvā-Sugotra-Cyavana-Kṛti-Uparicaravasu. (See full article at Story of Uparicaravasu from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)

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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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