Pushabhasa, Pūṣabhāsā, Pushan-bhasa: 4 definitions


Pushabhasa 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 Pūṣabhāsā can be transliterated into English as Pusabhasa or Pushabhasa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pūṣabhāsā (पूषभासा).—the city of Indra (amarāvatī).

Pūṣabhāsā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pūṣan and bhāsā (भासा).

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

Pūṣabhāsā (पूषभासा).—f.

(-ṣā) The capital of Indra. E. pūṣa the sun, bhās light, aff. ṭāp, splendid as the sun.

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

Pūṣabhāsā (पूषभासा):—[=pūṣa-bhāsā] [from pūṣa > pūṣ] f. ‘sun-splendour’, Name of the capital of Indra, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] ([wrong reading] -bhāṣā).

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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. 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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