Pushana, Pūṣaṇa, Pūṣaṇā: 7 definitions
Pushana 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 terms Pūṣaṇa and Pūṣaṇā can be transliterated into English as Pusana or Pushana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Pūṣaṇā (पूषणा).—A female follower of Subrahmaṇya. (Śloka 20, Chapter 43, Śalya Parva).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Pūṣaṇa (पूषण).—A god who helped Dakṣa in his sacrifice, was seized by Canḍīśa. His teeth were pulled out by Vīrabhadra for laughing at Śiva enraged at Dakṣa; when Śiva was reconciled, he agreed to eat the offering with the teeth of the sacrificer.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 5. 17 and 21; 6. 51; 7. 4.
Pūṣaṇā (पूषणा) refers to the name of a Lady mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.45.20). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Pūṣaṇā) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pūṣaṇa (पूषण):—[from pūṣ] m. Name of a god (= Pūṣan), [Ṛg-veda]
2) Pūṣaṇā (पूषणा):—[from pūṣaṇa > pūṣ] f. Name of one of the Mātṛs attending on Skanda, [Mahābhārata]
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Pūṣaṇa (ಪೂಷಣ):—[noun] = ಪೂಷ - [pusha -] 1.
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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Ends with: Somapushana.
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