Vishokadvadashivrata, Viśokadvādaśīvrata: 1 definition



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The Sanskrit term Viśokadvādaśīvrata can be transliterated into English as Visokadvadasivrata or Vishokadvadashivrata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Vishokadvadashivrata in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Viśokadvādaśīvrata (विशोकद्वादशीव्रत).—Removes one's difficulties and prepares the way for the final bliss; performed in honour of Keśava or Lakṣmī in the month of Āśvayuja: gift of bed with guḍadhenu after the pūja and other observances in the prescribed manner; the gift of guḍa-dhenu on the beginning day of the ayana or days of Viṣu or eclipse, attended by music and dancing; the gift of a sugar cow.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa chh. 81 and 82.
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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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