Utanka, aka: Utaṅka; 1 Definition(s)
Utanka 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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The Mahabharata - First Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)
Section III < [Paushya Parva]
Section IV < [Pauloma Parva]
Section L < [Astika Parva]
The Mahabharata - Third Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)
Section CC < [Markandeya-Samasya Parva]
Section CCI < [Markandeya-Samasya Parva]
Section CCIII < [Markandeya-Samasya Parva]
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 6 - The Downfall of Saubhari Muni < [Canto IX - Liberation]
Chapter 7 - Scheduled Incarnations with Specific Functions < [Canto II - The Cosmic Manifestation]