Pushyaraga, Puṣyarāga, Pushya-raga: 3 definitions
Pushyaraga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Puṣyarāga can be transliterated into English as Pusyaraga or Pushyaraga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
India history and geography
Puṣya-rāga.—(SITI), same as puṣpa-rāga; a kind of gem. Note: puṣya-rāga is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
Puṣyarāga (पुष्यराग).—[= puṣparāgaḥ] q. v.; Kau. A.2.11.29.
Derivable forms: puṣyarāgaḥ (पुष्यरागः).
Puṣyarāga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puṣya and rāga (राग).
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.
1) [noun] = ಪುಷ್ಪರಾಗ [pushparaga].
2) [noun] one of the mythological mountains.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Pushya, Raga.
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