Vanapātaka, aka: Vanapataka; 1 Definition(s)
Vanapātaka 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 Vanapātaka can be transliterated into English as Vanapataka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Vanapātaka (वनपातक).—A Janapada of the Ketumālā continent.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 44. 12.
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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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