Vipracitti; 2 Definition(s)

Introduction

Vipracitti 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Viprachitti.

In Hinduism

Purana

[Vipracitti in Purana glossaries]

1a) Vipracitti (विप्रचित्ति).—An Apsaras with the sun in Hemanta.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 52. 18.

1b) A servant of Hiraṇyakaśipu.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 19. 52.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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context information

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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General definition (in Hinduism)

[Vipracitti in Hinduism glossaries]

Viprachitti is a sage, who married Simhika the daughter of Daksha.

(Source): Apam Napat: Indian Mythology

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