Vishvashrava, Viśvaśrava: 1 definition

Introduction

Vishvashrava 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 Viśvaśrava can be transliterated into English as Visvasrava or Vishvashrava, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Viśvaśrava (विश्वश्रव).—One of the seven important rays of the Sun; helps the growth of the planet, Śukra.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 24. 66; Vāyu-purāṇa 53. 45, 48.
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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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