Atasipushpa, Atasīpuṣpa, Atasi-pushpa: 1 definition


Atasipushpa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Atasīpuṣpa can be transliterated into English as Atasipuspa or Atasipushpa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Atasīpuṣpa (अतसीपुष्प) refers to “flowers of the Atasī plant”, which are used in the worship of Śiva, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.1.14:—“[...] by worshipping with Bandhūka flowers the devotee will get ornaments (bhūṣaṇa); with Jātī flowers he will acquire good vehicles; with Atasī flowers (puṣpa) he will attain favour of Viṣṇu”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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