Pishitashana, Piśitāśanā, Piśitāśana, Pishita-ashana, Pishitasana: 10 definitions
Pishitashana means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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 terms Piśitāśanā and Piśitāśana can be transliterated into English as Pisitasana or Pishitashana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)Source: academia.edu: A Critical Study of the Vajraḍākamahātantrarāja (II)
Piśitāsanā (पिशितासना) or Agnivaktrā is the name of a Goddess (Devī) presiding over Sopāra: one of the twenty-four sacred districts mentioned in the 9th century Vajraḍākatantra (chapter 18). Her weapon is the kaṭṭārikā. Furthermore, Piśitāsanā is accompanied by an unmentioned Kṣetrapāla (field-protector) and their abode is a śālmali-tree.
Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) flesh-eater, a demon, goblin; (chāyāḥ) संध्यापयोद- कपिशाः पिशिताशनानां चरन्ति (saṃdhyāpayoda- kapiśāḥ piśitāśanānāṃ caranti) Ś.3.26; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3.142.37.
2) a man-eater, cannibal.
3) a wolf.
Derivable forms: piśitāśanaḥ (पिशिताशनः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naḥ-nī-naṃ) Eating meat. m.
(-naḥ) A demon, a fiend, a cannibal. E. piśita, and aśana food.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Piśitāśana (पिशिताशन).—n. eating flesh, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 75.
Piśitāśana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms piśita and aśana (अशन).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Piśitāśana (पिशिताशन).—[adjective] eating flesh; [masculine] a Rakṣas or Piśāca, demon, fiend.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Piśitāśana (पिशिताशन):—[from piśita > piś] mfn. f°-eating, [Mahābhārata; Suśruta]
2) Piśitāsana (पिशितासन):—[from piśitāśana > piśita > piś] m. a wolf, [Mahābhārata]
3) [v.s. ...] m. = [preceding] m., [Rāmāyaṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Piśitāśana (पिशिताशन):—[piśitā+śana] (naḥ-nī-naṃ) a. Eating meat. m. A cannibal; a demon.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a eating of flesh.
2) [noun] a ghost; a devil.
3) [noun] a daemon.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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