Vṛkadevā, aka: Vrikadeva; 1 Definition(s)
Vṛkadevā means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.
The Sanskrit term Vṛkadevā can be transliterated into English as Vrikadeva or Vrkadeva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Vṛkadevā (वृकदेवा).—One of the seven daughters of Devaka; married Vasudeva.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 130; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 14. 18.
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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