Vivasvata: 1 definition
Vivasvata 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Vivasvata (विवस्वत) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.59.15, I.65, I.70.10) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Vivasvata) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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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Search found 4 books and stories containing Vivasvata; (plurals include: Vivasvatas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Ramayana of Valmiki (by Hari Prasad Shastri)
Chapter 30 - Shardula gives an Account of his Mission to Ravana < [Book 6 - Yuddha-kanda]
Chapter 3 - Hanuman enters the City < [Book 5 - Sundara-kanda]
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 10 - Vaivasvata Manu’s Offspring < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
Chapter 9 - Account of the Sun’s Offspring < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)