Pushyala, Puṣyala: 1 definition


Pushyala 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 Puṣyala can be transliterated into English as Pusyala or Pushyala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Puṣyala (पुष्यल).—(?) , (Buddhist) monk? In Sanskrit Lex. °laka, id., see [Boehtlingk and Roth] s.v. puṣkalaka; there puṣyalaka is called a wrong [Page350-b+ 71] reading. Mahāvastu i.137.13 has a n. pr. (proper name) of a former Buddha: Ajitapuṣyalaḥ (v.l. °puṣyaḥ, °puṣyāḥ), which Senart suggests may contain this. But it does not seem very appropriate in composition with Ajita-; I have assumed that pusvaḥ is the true reading.

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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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