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  • Elapura (Elāpura)

    Elāpura(Elapura) is a sacred Pitṛtīrtha (Pitritirtha; a site of pilgrimage dedicated to the spirits of forefathers). It is sacred place suitable for performing the śrāddha (sraddha; post-funeral ritual dedicated to the deceased) ritual. matsa This is probably located in modern Elora.  However, Cunningham has identified the place called Verawal in Kathiawad, as the ancient Elāpura.

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  • Elaputra (Elāputra)

    See Elāpatra (Elapatra)

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  • Eraka -1 (Eraka - 1)

    The dictionary-meaning of the term ‘eraka’ is a kind of watery weed or grass, known in local Bengali as ‘Nalkhagra’ or ‘Hogla’.In the annotations of Carakasaṁhitā (Charakasamhita), the meaning of the term ‘eraka’ is mentioned as ‘Hoggala’ or ‘Hogla’. Cursed  by the sages, Śāmva (Samva), the son of Kṛṣṇa (Krishna), gave birth to a muṣala […]

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  • Eraka 2 (Eraka 2)

    Eraka was one of the snakes who were born in the Kauravya clan and were burnt in Janamejaya’s Sarpasatra fire (a yajna which was performed to destroy the snakes born of Kauravya clan). .

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