Bhushika, Bhusikā, Bhūṣika, Bhusika: 5 definitions
Bhushika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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 Bhūṣika can be transliterated into English as Bhusika or Bhushika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Bhūṣika (भूषिक).—A northern country.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 16. 50.
Bhūṣika (भूषिक) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.57) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Bhūṣika) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Bhusikā, (f.) (fr. bhusa1) chaff A. I, 242; Vin. II, 181. (Page 507)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhūṣika (भूषिक):—m. [plural] Name of a people, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa] ([varia lectio] mūṣika).
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Bhūṣika (भूषिक):—m. Pl. Nomen proprium eines Volkes [Wilson's Uebersetzung des Viṣṇupurāṇa 4,222.] v.l. mūṣika.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Ends with: Harabhushika.
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