Vapushmati, aka: Vapuṣmatī; 3 Definition(s)


Vapushmati 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.

The Sanskrit term Vapuṣmatī can be transliterated into English as Vapusmati or Vapushmati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Vapuṣmatī (वपुष्मती).—Daughter of the King of Sindhu. She became the wife of Mārutta. (Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa, 133).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Vapuṣmatī (वपुष्मती).—A river in the Bhadrā country.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 43. 27.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Vapuṣmatī (वपुष्मती) refers to the name of a Lady mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.45.11). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Vapuṣmatī) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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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