Ushninabha, aka: Uṣṇinābha; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Uṣṇinābha can be transliterated into English as Usninabha or Ushninabha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Uṣṇinābha (उष्णिनाभ).—A Viśvadeva (a class of gods). (Mahābhārata, Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 91, Stanza 44).

Source: 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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