Subhushita, Subhūṣita, Su-bhushita: 1 definition


Subhushita 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 Subhūṣita can be transliterated into English as Subhusita or Subhushita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Subhushita in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Subhūṣita (सुभूषित) refers to “having become embellished”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.45 (“Śiva’s comely form and the Jubilation of the Citizens”).—Accordingly, after Menā spoke to Śiva: “Delighted on seeing Śiva and overwhelmed by affection they cherished the comely form in their hearts and spoke as follows:—[The ladies said:—] ‘[...] This is well done. The excellent pair has been united. Everything has become meaningful in every activity. A vision of Śiva is inaccessible to men without penance. All of us have now become contented by seeing Śiva. Just as Lakṣmī was blessed by securing Viṣṇu as her lord, formerly, so also the gentle lady Pārvatī has become embellished (subhūṣita) on securing Śiva. [...]’”.

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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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