Vashavarti, Vaśavartī: 1 definition


Vashavarti 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 Vaśavartī can be transliterated into English as Vasavarti or Vashavarti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Vaśavartī (वशवर्ती).—A group of devas (gods). It is said that in the third Manvantara there were five groups of Devas, each group containing twelve persons, known as the Sudhāmās, the Satyas, the Japas, the Pratardanas and the Vaśavartins. (For more details see under Manvantara).

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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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