Hushkapura, Hushka-pura, Huṣkapura: 5 definitions


Hushkapura means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Huṣkapura can be transliterated into English as Huskapura or Hushkapura, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: The Chronological History of Buddhism

Hushkapura refers to a city build in Kashmir by Hushka, one of the three Turushka Kings reigning in Kashmir around 1765-1645 BCE, according to Kalhana.

India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: New look on the kushan bengali

Hushkapur refers to one of the three Kushan towns mentioned by the Rajatarangini that have been identified by Cunningham. Hushkapur is located two miles south east of Baramula.

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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

[«previous next»] — Hushkapura in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Huṣkapura (हुष्कपुर).—[huṣka-pura], i.e. (probably the name of a Scythian tribe), -pura, n., [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 258.

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

1) Huṣkapura (हुष्कपुर):—[=huṣka-pura] [from huṣka] n. the town founded by king Huṣka, [ib.]

2) Hūṣkapura (हूष्कपुर):—[=hūṣka-pura] incorrect for huṣkap (q.v.)

[Sanskrit to German]

Hushkapura 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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