Palashana, Palāśana, Pala-ashana: 4 definitions



Palashana 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 Palāśana can be transliterated into English as Palasana or Palashana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Palashana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Palāśana (पलाशन).—a demon, Rākṣasa; निर्दग्धुं निखिलाः पलाशसमिधो मेध्यादयोध्यारणेः (nirdagdhuṃ nikhilāḥ palāśasamidho medhyādayodhyāraṇeḥ) Rām. champū.

Derivable forms: palāśanaḥ (पलाशनः).

Palāśana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pala and aśana (अशन). See also (synonyms): palāda, palāśa.

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

Palāśana (पलाशन):—[from palāśa] n. (?), [Nirukta, by Yāska xii, 29.]

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