Vipapma, Vipāpmā: 2 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Vipāpmā (विपाप्मा).—An eternal Viśvadeva (Semi-god concerned with offering to Manes). Mention is made about this Viśvadeva in Mahābhārata, Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 91, Stanza 30.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Vipāpmā (विपाप्मा).—A son of Āyu.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 24. 35.
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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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