Purashasana, aka: Pura-shasana, Puraśāsana; 2 Definition(s)

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Puraśāsana (पुरशासन).—

1) an epithet of Viṣṇu.

2) of Śiva; प्रसाधनं मातृभिरादृताभिर्न्यस्तं पुरस्तात् पुरशासनस्य (prasādhanaṃ mātṛbhirādṛtābhirnyastaṃ purastāt puraśāsanasya) Ku.7.3.

Derivable forms: puraśāsanaḥ (पुरशासनः).

Puraśāsana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pura and śāsana (शासन).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Puraśāsana (पुरशासन).—m.

(-naḥ) 1. An epithet of Siva. 2. A name of Vishnu.

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