Puṃścalī, aka: Pumshcali; 3 Definition(s)
Puṃścalī (पुंश्चली) is a Sanskrit word referring to a harlot, or unchaste woman.
Puṃścalī (पुंश्चली) is a Sanskrit word referring to an “unchaste woman”. The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti. The Dharmaśāstra represents a branch of Hindu science dealing with a religious law and universal customs. (also see the Manubhāṣya verse 4.211)
- · Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi > ... > Verse 4.211
- · The Śatapatha Brāhmaṇa, Part V > ... > XIII, 6, 2. Second Brāhmaṇa
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