Yamadeva, aka: Yāmadeva; 1 Definition(s)
Yamadeva 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)
Yāmadeva (यामदेव).—Residents of Maharloka; by turns go to Janaloka; born of Prajāpati.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 2. 51-55.
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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The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Miscellaneous Notes on Different Aspect of Dāna (generosity) < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)