Yogamayadevi, Yogamāyādevī: 1 definition


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Yogamāyādevī (योगमायादेवी).—The form of Devī in the state of Yoga. It was Yogamāyādevī who transferred the seventh child of Devakī (Balabhadrarāma) from her womb to that of Rohiṇī. (Devī Bhāgavata 4th, Skandha).

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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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