R.si Loma'sa

Katja Hofmann khofmann at ZEDAT.FU-BERLIN.DE
Fri Oct 9 14:29:31 UTC 1998

efeoci wrote:
> Dear Members,
> I am Meera Pramila searching for information on identity and or legend
> of R.si Loma'sa or Roma'sa, for a friend who is in Himachal Pradesh,
> India, writing about the Ravalsa Lake area, sacred to Padmasambhava,
> where there is an important shrine to R.si Loma'sa and excellent
> image.
> The local people say he did one lakh times one lakh years of tapas
> there. He is mentioned in Puraa.na-s, stories by him appear in
> Mahaabhaarat, but we cannot find identifying
> references. If any scholars know anything at all that would give
> us background on this R.si would they kindly
> let us know?
> with thanks,
> Meera Pramila,
> student of Hinduism
Maybe you can find something in
Hazra, R.C."Studies in the Puranic Records on Hindu Rites and Customs",
Delhi, 1.ed. 1940 (pp.58-63,77,92-93,99-100)    ?
But there the author is speaking about Lomahar.sa.na, a sage, could this
be the same ?
K. Hofmann

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