Kushalin, Kuśalin: 9 definitions

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Kushalin means something in 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 Kuśalin can be transliterated into English as Kusalin or Kushalin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Kuśalin.—(CII 3; SII 3; IA 9), ‘being in good health’, used in the preamble of charters to indicate the genuineness and validity of the grant made by the donors when they were in a healthy state of body and mind; epithet of a donor of copper-plate grants to indicate that the charters were issued when the donor was not subject to any disease like madness. Note: kuśalin 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 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kuśalin (कुशलिन्).—a. (- f.)

1) Happy, doing well, prosperous; अथ भगवांल्लोकानुग्रहाय कुशली काश्यपः (atha bhagavāṃllokānugrahāya kuśalī kāśyapaḥ) Ś.5; R.5. Me.114. कुशलिनी वत्सस्य वार्तापि नो (kuśalinī vatsasya vārtāpi no) | S. D.

2) Of lower caste; 'कुशलिनं कारुकं चण्डालविशेषमित्यर्थः (kuśalinaṃ kārukaṃ caṇḍālaviśeṣamityarthaḥ)' Nīlakaṇṭha's commentary on Mb.12.291.7. [पापानुबन्धं यत्कर्म यद्यपि स्यान्महाफलम् । तन्न सेवेत मेधावी शुचिः कुशलिनं यथा (pāpānubandhaṃ yatkarma yadyapi syānmahāphalam | tanna seveta medhāvī śuciḥ kuśalinaṃ yathā) ||]

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

Kuśalin (कुशलिन्).—(-kuśalin), in daśa-kuśalī, n. sg. m.: Lalitavistara 169.11 (verse), possessing the ten kuśala (q.v.), i.e. living a moral life.

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

Kuśalin (कुशलिन्).—mfn. (-lī-linī-li) 1. Auspicious, favourable. 2. Virtuous, good. 3. Happy, prosperous. 4. Clever. E. kuśala, and ini aff.

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

Kuśalin (कुशलिन्).—i. e. kuśala + in, adj., f. . 1. Prosperous, [Nala] 2, 16. 2. Safe and sound, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 69, 14.

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

Kuśalin (कुशलिन्).—[adjective] = kuśalavant, also auspicious, favourable.

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

1) Kuśalin (कुशलिन्):—[from kuśala] mfn. healthy, well, prosperous, [Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] auspicious, favourable, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] clever

4) [v.s. ...] virtuous, [Horace H. Wilson]

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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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