Pushpasamcaya, Pushpa-samcaya, Puṣpasaṃcaya, Pushpa-sancaya, Pushpasancaya, Puṣpasañcaya: 1 definition


Pushpasamcaya 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 Puṣpasaṃcaya and Puṣpasañcaya can be transliterated into English as Puspasamcaya or Pushpasamcaya or Puspasancaya or Pushpasancaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Pushpasamchaya.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Pushpasamcaya in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Puṣpasaṃcaya (पुष्पसंचय) refers to a “collection of flowers”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.12.—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated: “Then, the delighted lord of the mountains, took some fresh flowers and fruits with him [i.e., puṣpasaṃcayasatpuṣpaphalasaṃcayam] and approached Śiva along with his daughter. Approaching the lord of the three worlds, engaged in meditation and bowing to Him he mentally dedicated to Him, his wonderful daughter. Placing the fruits and flowers in front of Him and making his daughter stand before Him, the lord of the mountains spoke to Śiva:—[...]”.

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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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