Kalushya, Kāluṣya: 4 definitions
Kalushya means something in 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 Kāluṣya can be transliterated into English as Kalusya or Kalushya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Foulness, dirtiness, turbidness, muddiness (fig. also); चोलकेश्वरकीर्तिश्च कालुष्यं ययतुः समम् (colakeśvarakīrtiśca kāluṣyaṃ yayatuḥ samam) Ks.19.95. कालुष्यमुपयाति बुद्धिः (kāluṣyamupayāti buddhiḥ) K.13 becomes muddy or defiled.
Derivable forms: kāluṣyam (कालुष्यम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṣyaṃ) Foulness, dirtiness, turbidness, opacity. F. kaluṣa, and yañ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kāluṣya (कालुष्य):—n. ([from] kaluṣa), foulness, dirtiness, turbidness, opacity, [Kathāsaritsāgara xix, 95; Kāmandakīya-nītisāra]
2) disturbance or interruption of harmony, [Rājataraṅgiṇī v, 63; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]
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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