Urdhvabhak, aka: Ūrdhvabhāk; 1 Definition(s)


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Ūrdhvabhāk (ऊर्ध्वभाक्).—A fire. This Agni (fire) was the fifth son of Bṛhaspati. (M.B) Vana Parva, Chapter 219, Stanza 20).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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