Varisara, Vārisāra: 3 definitions
Varisara 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)
Vārisāra (वारिसार).—A son of Candragupta Maurya and father of Aśokavardhana.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 1. 13.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Vārisāra (वारिसार):—[=vāri-sāra] [from vāri > vār] m. Name of a son of Candra-gupta, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
[Sanskrit to German]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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The Bhagavata Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 1 - Dynasties of the Kali Age < [Book 12 - Twelfth Skandha]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Serpent Power (Kundalini-shakti), Introduction (by Arthur Avalon)