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Kushapatra, aka: Kuśapatra, Kusha-patra; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Kushapatra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Kuśapatra can be transliterated into English as Kusapatra or Kushapatra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Dhanurveda (science of warfare)

Kuśapatra (कुशपत्र) refers to a kind of a sharp weapon. It is a Sanskrit word defined in the Dhanurveda-saṃhitā, which contains a list of no less than 117 weapons. The Dhanurveda-saṃhitā is said to have been composed by the sage Vasiṣṭha, who in turn transmitted it trough a tradition of sages, which can eventually be traced to Śiva and Brahmā.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dhanurveda

about this context:

Dhanurveda (धनुर्वेद) refers to the “knowledge of warfare” and, as an upaveda, is associated with the Ṛgveda. It contains instructions on warfare, archery and ancient Indian martial arts, dating back to the 2nd-3rd millennium BCE.

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