Dusita, Dūsita, Dushita: 15 definitions


Dusita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Dushit.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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

Dūṣita (दूषित) refers to “polluted” (e.g., water), as mentioned in verse 5.6-8 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] Not shall one drink (water that is) [...]: nor (celestial water) that (is) seasonable (but) the first (of the season), (because it is) polluted [viz. dūṣita] by its mixture with the webs, feces, urine, and poison of spiders etc. [...] (such water) one shall not drink”.

Note: Dūṣita (“polluted”) has been commuted into gnod (“doing harm”).

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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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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Dūṣita (दूषित) refers to “violation” (of virtues), according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.4.9 (“Boasting of Tāraka”).—Accordingly, as Tāraka-Asura said to the Gods: “[...] In his sixth incarnation (as Paraśurāma) he cut off the head of his own mother. This wicked man insulted his own preceptor’s son. Incarnating as Kṛṣṇa he defiled the wives of others and forced them to violate (dūṣita) the traditional virtues of the family. He contracted his marriages without any reference to the Vedic path. [...]”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

dūsita : (pp. of dūseti) 1. spoiled; polluted; 2. defamed; 3. ill-treated.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Dūsita, (Sk. dūṣita, pp. of dūseti) depraved, sinful, evil PvA.226 (°citta). (Page 328)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dūṣita (दूषित).—p (S) Blamed or accused: objected to or disallowed. 2 Polluted, defiled, corrupted, vitiated, violated, lit. fig.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

dūṣita (दूषित).—p Blamed or accused; objected to or disallowed. Polluted.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dūṣita (दूषित).—a. [duṣ-ṇic-kta]

1) Corrupted. defiled, spoiled.

2) (a) Hurt, injured. (b) Marred, spoiled, frustrated; किं तावद् व्रतिनामुपोढतपसां विघ्नैस्तपो दूषितम् (kiṃ tāvad vratināmupoḍhatapasāṃ vighnaistapo dūṣitam) Ś.5.9. (c) Blinded, obscured, injured; च्युतकेशरदूषितेक्षणानि (cyutakeśaradūṣitekṣaṇāni) Kumārasambhava 4.8.

3) Damaged, demoralized.

4) Blamed, censured.

5) Falsely accused, traduced, vilified.

6) Affected; touched; एतावदुक्त्वा वचनं बाष्पदूषितलोचनः । बाष्पदूषितया वाचा नोच्चैः शक्नोति भाषितुम् (etāvaduktvā vacanaṃ bāṣpadūṣitalocanaḥ | bāṣpadūṣitayā vācā noccaiḥ śaknoti bhāṣitum) || Rām.4.8.29.

-tā A girl who has been violated.

-tam A fault, offence; यदस्याः पत्युर्वा रहसि परमं दूषितमभूत् (yadasyāḥ patyurvā rahasi paramaṃ dūṣitamabhūt) Uttararāmacarita 4.14.

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

Dūṣita (दूषित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Calumniated, falsely accused, especially of adultery. 2. Contaminated, corrupted, spoiled. 3. Violated. 4. Blamed censured. f.

(-tā) A girl who has been violated or deflowered. E. dūṣ to become or make bad, affix kta .

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

1) Dūṣita (दूषित):—[from duṣ] mfn. spoiled, corrupted, contaminated, defiled, violated, hurt, injured, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] censured, blamed, [Mahābhārata; Kathāsaritsāgara]

3) [v.s. ...] calumniated, blemished, compromised, falsely accused of (often in [compound] See manyu-, śatrūpajāpa.), [Manu-smṛti vi, 66] ([varia lectio] bhūṣita), [viii, 64 etc.; Mahābhārata; Bhartṛhari; Pañcatantra] etc.

4) Dūṣitā (दूषिता):—[from dūṣita > duṣ] f. a girl who has been violated or deflowered, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Dūṣita (दूषित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Calumniated, contaminated; deflowered.

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

Dūṣita (दूषित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Dūsia.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Dūṣita (दूषित) [Also spelled dushit]:—(a) contaminated, polluted; stigmatic; defective; defiled; corrupted; vitiated, sullied; vicious.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dūṣita (ದೂಷಿತ):—

1) [adjective] blamed; accused; condemned; abused.

2) [adjective] spoiled; damaged; ruined.

3) [adjective] morally debased; depraved; corrupt.

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Dūṣita (ದೂಷಿತ):—

1) [noun] that which is defective, faulty.

2) [noun] transgression of moral, ethical or religious rules; a sin.

3) [noun] a man who is accused of.

4) [noun] a man who has transgressed religious, moral or ethical rules.

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Dūṣita (दूषित):—adj. 1. corrupted; spoiled; guilty; defiled; disgraced; 2. contaminated; spoilt; polluted;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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