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Martanda is a genus of Nymphalidae, described by Moore in 1880.
- synonym: genus Martanda
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Arthropoda
- class: Insecta
- order: Lepidoptera
- family: Nymphalidae
- genus: Mycalesis
Martanda a.k.a. Mārtanda in Hinduism is the eighth and last of the solar class deities called Adityas. He is known as an Aditya by virtue of being born to Aditi. In the tenth chapter of Rigveda, one of the ancient Hindu texts, it is stated that Aditi first had only seven sons but later gave birth to an eighth son named Mārtanda. Although many hymns in the Rigveda mention him along the other Adityas as a form of Surya, it is recorded that Aditi shunned him. In the post-Vedic period, when the number of Adityas increased to twelve, another name Vivasvat was added to the canon. Vivasvat and Martanda are often used interchangeably.
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Markandeya Purana (2004)
by B.K. Chaturvedi
Martanda means the brightest form of the sun. 2. This tale has already been elaborated in the previous chapter. Vidoorath who ruled over the southern region. Once Raja Vardhan 90 : Markandeya Purana.
The Mahabharata (2015)
Martanda, the eighth son, was born later. Martanda also means a dead or lifeless egg. 1246Prabbasa means something that is bright and has been lit up. Prabhasa is near Dvaraka.
by Manfred Lurker
Martanda. ->. Adityas MartU Old Mesopotamian god of the steppe or waste places, supposed to be the son of the sky-god —» An; ...
by John Dowson
Martanda, ' descended from Mritanda,' &c. Surya's wives are called Savarna, Swati, and ...
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- Martanda Dhol tasha pathak Badlapur
Opening Ceremony in Gandhi Chowk, Badlapur.
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Dahi handi utsav.
- Badlapur's Martanda Dhol Tasha Pathak at Katrapcha Maharaja Agman Sohala 2015
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- Vrindavan Kirtan Mela 2015 Vrajras Day 07 by HG Martanda Prabhu
- Martanda Dhol Tasha Pathak
Grand opening on Independence Day...Martanda Dhol Tasha Pathak naad Badlapurkarancha.
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Performance on dahihandi utsav 2015 Badlapur.
- Martanda & Maharudra Dhol Tasha Pathak entertains crowd at Badlapur
Badlapur's Martanda Dhol Tasha Pathak at Katrapcha Maharaja and Dombivili's Maharudra Dhol Tasha Pathak at Katrapcha Raja Agman Sohala 2015 in ...
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Ekadashi night kirtan. How to play Harmonium.
Scrabble value of M3A1R1T1A1N1D2A1
The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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