Urjjasvati, aka: Ūrjjasvatī; 1 Definition(s)


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Ūrjjasvatī (ऊर्ज्जस्वती).—A daughter born to Priyavrata, the son of Manu Svāyambhuva, by Surūpā the daughter of Viśvakarmā. Ūrjjasvatī had ten brothers. (Devī Bhāgavata, Skandha 8). Priyavrata gave Ūrjjasvatī to the teacher-priest Śukra. Devayānī, the wife of Yayāti, was the daughter born to Śukra by Ūrjjasvatī. (Bhāgavata, Skandha 5).

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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