Pushna, Pūṣṇa, Pūṣṇā: 3 definitions


Pushna 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 Pūṣṇa and Pūṣṇā can be transliterated into English as Pusna or Pushna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1) Pūṣṇa (पूष्ण).—See Pūṣā.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa V. 16. 7.

2) Pūṣṇā (पूष्णा).—A Kalā of the moon.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 35. 92.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Pūṣṇa (पूष्ण) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.44.5, XIV.8.13, XIV.8) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Pūṣṇa) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Purana book cover
context information

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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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pūṣṇa (ಪೂಷ್ಣ):—[noun] = ಪೂಷ - [pusha -] 1.

context information

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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