Pushpakara, aka: Puṣpākara, Pushpa-akara; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Puṣpākara can be transliterated into English as Puspakara or Pushpakara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Puṣpākara (पुष्पाकर).—a. rich or abounding in flowers; मासो नु पुष्पाकरः (māso nu puṣpākaraḥ) V.1.9.

Puṣpākara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puṣpa and ākara (आकर).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Puṣpākara (पुष्पाकर).—(1) n. of a former Buddha: Sukh 6.1; (2) n. of a kalpa: ŚsP 323.2.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
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