Dushya, Dūṣya, Dūśya: 15 definitions


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The Sanskrit terms Dūṣya and Dūśya can be transliterated into English as Dusya or Dushya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: archive.org: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Dūṣya (दूष्य) refers to an “liable to be spoilt”, and is mentioned in verse 1.30 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—The phrase dūṣya (~gnod-bya), which properly means “liable to be spoilt”, is here used in the sense of dhātu (“element”); cf. v. 13.

Source: Hand book of domestic medicine: Basic principles of Āyurveda

Dūṣya (दूष्य):— In the disease process first Doṣa are vitiated which inturn vitiate Dhātu and Mala. As Dhātu and Mala get vitiated by Doṣa, therefore they are also named as Dūṣya. In the normal condition, Doṣa, Dhātu and Mala support the body, but when vitiated produce the disease.

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Dūṣya (दूष्य):—Any bodily structure that gets vitiated by aggravaed Doṣas

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: academia.edu: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

Duṣya (दुष्य) refers to “calico clothes”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly: “[...] The Bodhisattva Gaganagañja said: ‘Sons of good family, you should conceive the incomparable complete awakening, in this way, you can practice what is benefit for yourselves and for others’. Thus addressed, they generated the thought of incomparable complete awakening, and offered a hundred thousand calico clothes to the Bodhisattva Gaganagañja. Then, saying ‘Friends, let us also offer this calico clothes (duṣya) to the Lord’, all those offered calico clothes for the body of the Lord. Thereupon the Lord prophesied: ‘After incalculable aeons, when you achieved the way of the dharma which are wings of awakening, all of you will appear in this world as the Tathāgatas called Abhayadāna”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Dūṣya.—(CII 1), robe or clothes. Note: dūṣya is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dūṣya (दूष्य).—a. [duṣ-karmaṇi ṇyat]

1) Corruptible.

2) Condemnable, Culpable, blamable.

-ṣyam 1 Matter, pus.

2) Poison.

3) Cotton.

4) A garment, clothes.

5) A tent; दूष्यैर्जितोदग्रगृहाणि सा चमूरतीत्य भूयांसि पुराण्यवर्तत (dūṣyairjitodagragṛhāṇi sā camūratītya bhūyāṃsi purāṇyavartata) Śiśupālavadha 12.65.

-ṣyā Leathern girth of an elephant.

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Dūśya (दूश्य).—A tent.

Derivable forms: dūśyam (दूश्यम्).

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Dūṣya (दूष्य).—&c. See under दुष् (duṣ).

See also (synonyms): dūṣaka, dūṣaṇa.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Dūṣya (दूष्य).—see 2 duṣya.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dūśya (दूश्य).—n.

(-śyaṃ) A tent. see dūṣya . dū-khede sampadā, bhāve kvip tāṃ śyāyate gamayati antarbhūtaṇyarthe śyai gatau ka .

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Dūṣya (दूष्य).—mfn.

(-ṣyaḥ-ṣyā-ṣyaṃ) Reprehensible, contemptible, vile, bad. f.

(-ṣyā) An elephant’s leathern-girth. n.

(-ṣyaṃ) 1. Clothes. 2. A tent. 3. Pus, matter. E. dūṣ to be or become wicked or bad, yat or ṇyat affix, fem. affix ṭāp .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dūṣya (दूष्य).—1. [adjective] liable to be corrupted or defiled.

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Dūṣya (दूष्य).—2. [neuter] a kind of cloth, tent, garment.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Dūṣya (दूष्य):—[from duṣ] 1. dūṣya mfn. corruptible, liable to be soiled or defiled or disgraced or ruined, [Mahābhārata; Kāmandakīya-nītisāra]

2) [v.s. ...] reprehensible, culpable, vile, bad

3) [v.s. ...] m. wicked man, a villain, [Rāmāyaṇa; Kāmandakīya-nītisāra]

4) [v.s. ...] n. matter, pus

5) [v.s. ...] poison, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) Dūśya (दूश्य):—n. a tent (cf. dūrśa, 2. dūṣya).

7) Dūṣya (दूष्य):—2. dūṣya n. a tent, [Śiśupāla-vadha v, 21]

8) clothes or a kind of cloth, cotton, calico, [Divyāvadāna] (cf. kalpa-, dūrśa and dūśya)

9) Dūṣyā (दूष्या):—[from dūṣya] f. an elephant’s leathern girth (cf. cūṣā, ṣyā, kakṣyā).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Dūśya (दूश्य):—(śyaṃ) 1. n. A tent.

2) Dūṣya (दूष्य):—[(ṣyaḥ-ṣyā-ṣyaṃ) a.] Reprehensible. f. Elephant’s girth. n. Cloth; a tent.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Dūṣya (दूष्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Dūsa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dushya in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dūṣya (ದೂಷ್ಯ):—

1) [adjective] that can be corrupted; corruptible.

2) [adjective] fit to be condemned; deserving blame; condemnable; culpable; blameworthy.

3) [adjective] wicked; evil.

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Dūṣya (ದೂಷ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] = ದೂಷಣ - [dushana -] 1 & 2.

2) [noun] that which deserves condemnation, accusation, etc.

3) [noun] a piece of cloth.

4) [noun] the soft, white substance obtained from cotton plants, for making yarn, cloth, etc.; cotton.

5) [noun] a portable shelter of canvass, supported by poles; a tent.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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