Puranic encyclopaedia

by Vettam Mani | 1975 | 609,556 words | ISBN-10: 0842608222

This page describes the Story of Devasthana included the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani that was translated into English in 1975. The Puranas have for centuries profoundly influenced Indian life and Culture and are defined by their characteristic features (panca-lakshana, literally, ‘the five characteristics of a Purana’).

Story of Devasthāna


A maharṣi, who was a friend of the Pāṇḍavas. Other information. (1) After the great war was over this muni visited Dharmaputra and induced him to perform yajñas.

(2) Along with some other munis he gave spiritual advice to Dharmaputra and comforted him. (Śānti Parva, Chapter 37, Verse 27).

(3) He was one of the munis, who visited Bhīṣma on his bed of arrows. (Śānti Parva, Chapter 47, Verse 5).

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