Purushayus, aka: Puruṣāyus, Purusha-ayus; 3 Definition(s)
Purushayus means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Puruṣāyus can be transliterated into English as Purusayus or Purushayus, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
India history and geogprahy
Puruṣa-ayus.—(IE 7-1-2), ‘one hundred’. Note: puruṣa-ayus is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
Puruṣāyus (पुरुषायुस्).—n. the duration of a man's life; अकृपणमतिः कामं जीव्याज्जनः पुरुषायुषम् (akṛpaṇamatiḥ kāmaṃ jīvyājjanaḥ puruṣāyuṣam) Ve.6.44; पुरुषायुषजीविन्यो निरातङ्का निरीतयः (puruṣāyuṣajīvinyo nirātaṅkā nirītayaḥ) R.1. 63.
Puruṣāyus is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puruṣa and āyus (आयुस्). See also (synonyms): puruṣāyuṣa.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-yuḥ) Life of man, human existence. E. puruṣa and āyus life.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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