Dūṣaṇa, aka: Dūsana, Dūṣaṇā, Dusana, Dushana; 3 Definition(s)
1a) Dūṣaṇa (दूषण).—An Asura; was killed by Rāma.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 10. 9.
1b) A son of Viśravas and Vākā.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 8. 56. Vāyu-purāṇa 70. 50.
2) Dūṣaṇā (दूषणा).—The queen of Bhauvana and mother of Tvaṣṭā.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 15. 15.
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Dūsana, (nt.) (see dūseti) spoiling, defiling J.II, 270; Sdhp.453. (Page 328)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
dūsana : (nt.) corruption; defilement.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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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.
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