Paushyanji, Pauṣyañji: 4 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Pauṣyañji can be transliterated into English as Pausyanji or Paushyanji, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Paushyanji in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Pauṣyañji (पौष्यञ्जि).—A preceptor of the tradition of disciples of Vyāsa. (See under Vyāsa).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Pauṣyañji (पौष्यञ्जि).—One of the two best Sāmagas.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 61. 48.

1b) (Pauṣpinji, Viṣṇu-purāṇa) a disciple of Sukarma among the disciples of the North given by Indra; taught the five hundred Samhitas; Langākṣi and Mangali were some of his disciples;1 a Srutaṛṣi and the chief among the Sāmagas;2 his disciples;3 Udicya Samagas.

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 6. 77 and 79; Vāyu-purāṇa 61. 33.
  • 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 33. 7; III. 63. 207.
  • 3) Vāyu-purāṇa 61. 36; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 6. 4.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Paushyanji in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pauṣyañji (पौष्यञ्जि):—yañji, yiñji [varia lectio] or [wrong reading] for pauṣpañji, piñji.

[Sanskrit to German]

Paushyanji in German

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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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