Vaishakapurnima, Vaiśākapūrṇimā: 1 definition



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The Sanskrit term Vaiśākapūrṇimā can be transliterated into English as Vaisakapurnima or Vaishakapurnima, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Vaishakapurnima in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Vaiśākapūrṇimā (वैशाकपूर्णिमा).—The full moon day of the Vaiśākha month; good for gift of the brāhma purāṇa.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 53. 13.
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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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