Urvashitirtha, aka: Urvaśītīrtha, Urvashi-tirtha; 3 Definition(s)

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Urvashitirtha 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.

The Sanskrit term Urvaśītīrtha can be transliterated into English as Urvasitirtha or Urvashitirtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Urvaśītīrtha (उर्वशीतीर्थ).—A holy place and Bath. Those who bathe in this holy bath will be honoured by the world. (Mahābhārata Vana Parva, Chapter 84, Stanza 157).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Urvaśītīrtha (उर्वशीतीर्थ) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. II.82.136). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Urvaśī-tīrtha) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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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Urvaśītīrtha (उर्वशीतीर्थ).—Name of a sacred place referred to in Bhārata.

Derivable forms: urvaśītīrtham (उर्वशीतीर्थम्).

Urvaśītīrtha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms urvaśī and tīrtha (तीर्थ).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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