Pushpavarsha, aka: Puṣpavarṣa, Pushpa-varsha; 3 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Puṣpavarṣa can be transliterated into English as Puspavarsa or Pushpavarsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Pushpavarsha in Purana glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

Puṣpavarṣa (पुष्पवर्ष).—Mt. in Śālmalidvīpa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 20. 10.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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-English dictionary

Pushpavarsha in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

Puṣpavarṣa (पुष्पवर्ष).—a shower of flowers; सुरभि सुरविमुक्तं पुष्पवर्षं पपात (surabhi suravimuktaṃ puṣpavarṣaṃ papāta) R.12.12; पुष्पवर्षो महानभूत् (puṣpavarṣo mahānabhūt) Rām.

Derivable forms: puṣpavarṣaḥ (पुष्पवर्षः).

Puṣpavarṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puṣpa and varṣa (वर्ष). See also (synonyms): puṣpavarṣaṇa.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Puṣpavarṣa (पुष्पवर्ष).—m.

(-rṣaḥ) A rain of flowers, flowers cast from heaven upon a hero or demigod, or on any great occasion. E. puṣpa, and varṣa raining; also puṣpavarṣaṇa, puṣpavṛṣṭi, &c.

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