Vetalajanani, aka: Vetālajananī, Vetala-janani; 2 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purana

[Vetalajanani in Purana glossaries]

Vetālajananī (वेतालजननी).—An attendant of Subrahmaṇya. (Mahābhārata Śalya Parva, Chapter 46, Stanza 13).

(Source): archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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