Pushpayudha, Puṣpāyudha, Pushpa-ayudha: 8 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Pushpayudha 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 Puṣpāyudha can be transliterated into English as Puspayudha or Pushpayudha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Pushpayudha in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Puṣpāyudha (पुष्पायुध).—Viṣṇu's wedding present to Kāmeśvara.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 15. 19.
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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»] — Pushpayudha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Puṣpāyudha (पुष्पायुध).—the god of love; पुष्पायुधं दुराधर्षम् (puṣpāyudhaṃ durādharṣam) Mb.1. 172.17; Mahimna 23.

Derivable forms: puṣpāyudhaḥ (पुष्पायुधः).

Puṣpāyudha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puṣpa and āyudha (आयुध). See also (synonyms): puṣpeṣu.

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

Puṣpāyudha (पुष्पायुध).—m.

(-dhaḥ) The god of love.

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

Puṣpāyudha (पुष्पायुध).—[masculine] = puṣpabāṇa.

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

Puṣpāyudha (पुष्पायुध):—[from puṣpa > puṣ] m. ‘f° armed’, the god of love, [Kāvya literature]

[Sanskrit to German]

Pushpayudha 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»] — Pushpayudha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Puṣpāyudha (ಪುಷ್ಪಾಯುಧ):—

1) [noun] Kāma, the Love-God, whose weapons are or are made of, flowers.

2) [noun] the pangs of sexual desire.

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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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