Vikunthana, Vikuṇṭhana: 3 definitions
Vikunthana 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)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Vikuṇṭhana (विकुण्ठन).—A son born to Hasti, a king of the Lunar dynasty by Yaśodharā the princess of Trigarta. Sudevā, a princess of the dynasty of Daśārṇa was his wife. Ajamīḍha was the son born to Vikuṇṭhana by his wife Sudevā. (Mahābhārata Ādi Parva, Chapter 95, Stanza 35).Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Vikuṇṭhana (विकुण्ठन) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. ) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Vikuṇṭhana) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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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