Urushrava, aka: Uruśravā, Uruśrava; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit terms Uruśravā and Uruśrava can be transliterated into English as Urusrava or Urushrava, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Uruśravā (उरुश्रवा):—Son of Satyaśravā (son of Vītihotra). He had a son named Devadatta. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.2)

Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Uruśrava (उरुश्रव).—The son of Satyaśravas and father of Devadatta.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 2. 20.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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