Vishvamitrashrama, Viśvāmitrāśrama, Vishvamitra-ashrama: 1 definition


Vishvamitrashrama 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.

The Sanskrit term Viśvāmitrāśrama can be transliterated into English as Visvamitrasrama or Vishvamitrashrama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Viśvāmitrāśrama (विश्वामित्राश्रम).—A holy place, on the banks of the river Kauśikī. The hermitage of Viśvāmitra stood in this place. (Mahābhārata Vana Parva, Chapter 110, Stanza 22).

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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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