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Pushpagiri, aka: Pushpa-giri, Puṣpagiri; 2 Definition(s)

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Pushpagiri 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 Puṣpagiri can be transliterated into English as Puspagiri or Pushpagiri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purāṇa

Puṣpagiri (पुष्पगिरि).—A mountain in Bhāratavarṣa.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 16. 22; Vāyu-purāṇa 45. 92.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana IndexPurāṇa book cover
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

India history and geogprahy

Puṣpagiri (पुष्पगिरि) is mentioned in its Prakrit form Pupha-giri, in the Nagarjunakond Second Apsidal Temple inscription. It was the site of a Stone Temple founded by Bodhisiri. Pupha-giri lay eight miles to the north of Cuddapah. the district headquarters in Andhra Pradesh. Near Pupha-giri, there is another hill known at Cula-Dhaṃma-giri or Mahā-Dhaṃma-giri, which seems to be the ancient name of a hill, now known as Naharallabodu.

Source: archive.org: Geography in Ancient Indian inscriptionsIndia history book cover
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The history and of India includes names of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as historical dynasties, rulers, tribes and various local traditions, languages and festivals. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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