Plushta, Pluṣṭa: 8 definitions


Plushta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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 Pluṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Plusta or Plushta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Pluṣṭa (प्लुष्ट):—[pluṣṭaṃ] Stage of a burn which is characterized by discoloring of its site and extreme burning and marked by absence of any vesicle or blister.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: ORA: Amanaska (king of all yogas): (Jainism)

Pluṣṭa (प्लुष्ट) refers to “(being) burned”, according to verse 12.42 of Hemacandra’s Yogaśāstra.—Accordingly, “At the time of the arising of the no-mind state, the Yogin experiences the body, which is as though it does not exist, as though [it were] separated, burned (pluṣṭa), flying up and dissolved”.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pluṣṭa (प्लुष्ट).—p. p. Scorched, burnt, singed; पटुतरदवदाहात् प्लुष्ट सस्यप्ररोहाः (paṭutaradavadāhāt pluṣṭa sasyaprarohāḥ) Ṛtusaṃhāra 1.22.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pluṣṭa (प्लुष्ट).—mfn.

(-ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) Burnt. E. pluṣ to burn, aff. kta .

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

1) Pluṣṭa (प्लुष्ट):—[from pluṣ] mfn. burned, scorched, singed, [Ṛtusaṃhāra; Varāha-mihira; Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] frozen, [Vikramāṅkadeva-carita, by Bilhaṇa]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pluṣṭa (प्लुष्ट):—[(ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) a.] Burnt.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Pluṣṭa (प्लुष्ट) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Paluṭṭha, Piluṭṭha, Pīluṭṭha, Puluṭṭha.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pluṣṭa (ಪ್ಲುಷ್ಟ):—[adjective] burnt; scorched.

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Pluṣṭa (ಪ್ಲುಷ್ಟ):—[noun] that which is burnt and turned black.

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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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