Pamsucandana, aka: Pāṃsucandana, Pamsu-candana, Pamshucandana, Pāṃśucandana, Pamshu-candana; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Pāṃśucandana can be transliterated into English as Pamsucandana or Pamshucandana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Pamsuchandana.

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Pāṃsucandana (पांसुचन्दन).—an epithet of Śiva.

Derivable forms: pāṃsucandanaḥ (पांसुचन्दनः).

Pāṃsucandana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāṃsu and candana (चन्दन). See also (synonyms): pāṃśucandana.

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Pāṃśucandana (पांशुचन्दन).—an epithet of Śiva.

Derivable forms: pāṃśucandanaḥ (पांशुचन्दनः).

Pāṃśucandana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāṃśu and candana (चन्दन). See also (synonyms): pāṃsucandana.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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