Pupashtaka, Pūpāṣṭakā: 3 definitions
Pupashtaka means something in 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 term Pūpāṣṭakā can be transliterated into English as Pupastaka or Pupashtaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Languages of India and abroad
Pūpāṣṭakā (पूपाष्टका):—[from pūpa] f. the 8th day of the wane of the moon after the day Āgrahāyaṇī, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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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