Pushparatha, Puṣparatha, Pushpa-ratha: 9 definitions

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Pushparatha 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 term Puṣparatha can be transliterated into English as Pusparatha or Pushparatha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Pushparatha in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Puṣparatha (पुष्परथ).—The chariot of the King called Vasumanas. This chariot was capable of travelling through air, mountains and oceans. (Chapter 198, Vana Parva).

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pushparatha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Puṣparatha (पुष्परथ).—a carriage for travelling or for pleasure (but not for war); मुख्यः पुष्परथो युक्तः किं न गच्छति तेऽग्रतः (mukhyaḥ puṣparatho yuktaḥ kiṃ na gacchati te'grataḥ) Rām.2.26.15.

Derivable forms: puṣparathaḥ (पुष्परथः).

Puṣparatha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puṣpa and ratha (रथ).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Puṣparatha (पुष्परथ) or Puṣyaratha.—m.

(-thaḥ) A car or carriage for travelling or pleasure, or any purpose except war. E. puṣpa a flower, and ratha a car.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Puṣparatha (पुष्परथ).—or

Puṣparatha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puṣpa and ratha (रथ).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Puṣparatha (पुष्परथ):—[=puṣpa-ratha] [from puṣpa > puṣ] m. ‘f°-chariot’, a car for travelling or for pleasure, [Rāmāyaṇa; Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Puṣparatha (पुष्परथ):—[puṣpa-ratha] (thaḥ) 1. m. A pleasure car.

[Sanskrit to German]

Pushparatha in German

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pushparatha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Puṣparatha (ಪುಷ್ಪರಥ):—[noun] a chariot decorated with flowers.

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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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