Pushpagiri, Pushpa-giri, Puṣpagiri: 3 definitions
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 (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Puṣpagiri (पुष्पगिरि).—A mountain in Bhāratavarṣa.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 16. 22; Vāyu-purāṇa 45. 92.
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.
India history and geogprahySource: archive.org: Geography in Ancient Indian inscriptions
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.
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.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-riḥ) A fabulous mountain, the favourite resort of Varuna. E. puṣpa a flower, and giri a mountain, the hill of flowers.
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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