Jushka, aka: Juṣka; 2 Definition(s)

Introduction

Jushka means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Juṣka can be transliterated into English as Juska or Jushka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

Hushka, Jushka and Kanishka are three Turushka Kings reigning in Kashmir around 1765-1645 BCE, according to Kalhana.—Kalhana mentions that the three Turushka kings named Hushka, Jushka and Kanishka reigned over Kashmir 150 years after Buddha nirvana (1865 BCE). Most probably, Buddhism reached north-western India before the reign of Kalashoka (1765-1737 BCE). Hushka, Jushka and Kanishka of Gilgit region established their rule in Kashmir and promoted Buddhism. They built three cities in Kashmir namely Hushkapura, Jushkapura and Kanishkapura.

(Source): academia.edu: The Chronological History of Buddhism

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Juṣka (जुष्क).—Name of one of the three Kashmirian Turuṣka kings; हुष्कजुष्ककनिष्काख्यास्त्रयस्तत्रैव पार्थिवाः (huṣkajuṣkakaniṣkākhyāstrayastatraiva pārthivāḥ) Rāj. T.1.168.

Derivable forms: juṣkaḥ (जुष्कः).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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