Pamsupishaca, aka: Pāṃsupiśāca, Pamsu-pishaca, Pamshupishaca, Pāṃśupiśāca, Pamshu-pishaca, Pamshupisaca; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit terms Pāṃsupiśāca and Pāṃśupiśāca can be transliterated into English as Pamsupisaca or Pamsupishaca or Pamshupishaca, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Pamsupishacha.

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Pāṃsupiśāca (पांसुपिशाच).—a class of demons.

Derivable forms: pāṃsupiśācaḥ (पांसुपिशाचः).

Pāṃsupiśāca is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāṃsu and piśāca (पिशाच). See also (synonyms): pāṃśupiśāca.

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Pāṃśupiśāca (पांशुपिशाच).—a class of demons.

Derivable forms: pāṃśupiśācaḥ (पांशुपिशाचः).

Pāṃśupiśāca is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāṃśu and piśāca (पिशाच). See also (synonyms): pāṃsupiśāca.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pāṃśupisāca (पांशुपिसाच).—(ka) , m. (= Pali paṃsupisācaka), dust-goblin, presumably one covered with dust: °cam LV [Page339-a+ 71] 257.5 (prose), °cakaṃ LV 259.18 (verse), mockingly applied to the Bodhisattva performing austerities.

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