Vritrasura, Vritra-asura, Vṛtrāsura: 1 definition
Vritrasura 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 Vṛtrāsura can be transliterated into English as Vrtrasura or Vritrasura, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary
Vṛtrāsura (वृत्रासुर).—A great demon (asura) killed by Indra. He was actually the devotee Citraketu, who had been cursed to take a low birth.
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
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Starts with: Vritrasuracatuhshloki.
Search found 10 books and stories containing Vritrasura, Vritra-asura, Vrtra-asura, Vṛtra-asura, Vṛtrāsura, Vrtrasura; (plurals include: Vritrasuras, asuras, Vṛtrāsuras, Vrtrasuras). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Chapter 6 - On the slaying of Vṛtrāsura < [Book 6]
Chapter 5 - On praising the Devī < [Book 6]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Text 18 < [Chapter 4 - Caturtha-yāma-sādhana (Madhyāhna-kālīya-bhajana–ruci-bhajana)]
Text 6 < [Chapter 5 - Pañcama-yāma-sādhana (Aparāhna-kālīya-bhajana–kṛṣṇa-āsakti)]
Text 3 < [Chapter 6 - Ṣaṣṭha-yāma-sādhana (Sāyaṃ-kālīya-bhajana–bhāva)]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 1.2.21 < [Chapter 2 - Divya (the celestial plane)]
Verse 1.4.27 < [Chapter 4 - Bhakta (the devotee)]
Verse 1.5.42 < [Chapter 5 - Priya (the beloved devotees)]
Ramayana of Valmiki (by Hari Prasad Shastri)
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)