Pushpi, aka: Puṣpī; 1 Definition(s)

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Pushpi 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 Puṣpī can be transliterated into English as Puspi or Pushpi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)

Puṣpī (पुष्पी).—The name of a plant, possibly identified with Pandanus odoratissimus. It is used in various alchemical processess related to mercury (rasa or liṅga), according to the Rasārṇavakalpa (11th-century work dealing with Rasaśāstra).

Source: Wisdom Library: Rasa-śāstra
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Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.

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Adhahpushpi
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Parvapushpi
Parvapuṣpī (पर्वपुष्पी) or Parvvapuṣpī.—f. (-ṣpī) A plant, also called Ramaduti. E. parva a joi...
Rangapushpi
Raṅgapuṣpī (रङ्गपुष्पी).—the indigo plant. Raṅgapuṣpī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the ...
Parakpushpi
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Paranpushpi
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Toyapushpi
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Tamrapushpi
Tāmrapuṣpī (ताम्रपुष्पी) is a synonym for Pāṭalā (Stereospermum colais, “Trumpet Flower”), f...
Kadambakapushpi
Kadambakapuṣpī (कदम्बकपुष्पी).—a plant the flowers of which resemble those of Kadamba. Kadambak...
Balapushpi
Bālapuṣpī (बालपुष्पी).—a kind of jasmine. Bālapuṣpī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the te...
Dhulipushpi
Dhūlipuṣpī (धूलिपुष्पी).—the Ketaka plant. Dhūlipuṣpī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the ...
Kadambapushpi
Kadambapuṣpī (कदम्बपुष्पी).—a plant the flowers of which resemble those of Kadamba. Kadambapuṣp...
Gajapushpi
Gajapuṣpī (गजपुष्पी).—Name of a flower; गजपुष्पीमिमां फुल्लामुत्पाठ्य शुभलक्षणाम् (gajapuṣpīmim...
Krishnapushpi
Kṛṣṇapuṣpī (कृष्णपुष्पी).—Name of a tree (Mar. kāḷā dhotrā). Kṛṣṇapuṣpī is a Sanskrit compound ...

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