Sushubha, Suśubha, Su-shubha: 3 definitions

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Sushubha 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 Suśubha can be transliterated into English as Susubha or Sushubha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram (shaivism)

Suśubha (सुशुभ) and Vimala are the names of the disciples of Khagendra or Khagendranātha: one of the “four Lords (teachers) of the Ages” (Yuganātha), according to the Ciñcinīmatasārasamuccaya.—Matsyendranātha is worshipped as the teacher of this Age along with three other teachers and their consorts who brought the Kaula Tantra into the world in the previous three Ages. These four Lords of the Ages (yuganātha) are highly revered in the Kālīkrama and came to be considered to be embodiments of the basic states of consciousness. Disciples of Khagendranātha: According to the Kulakrīḍāvatāra-tantra: Viktaṣṭi and Vimala or Illāīambā and Anantamekhalā; According to the Ciñcinīmatasārasamuccaya: Vimala and Suśubha.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Suśubha (सुशुभ):—[=su-śubha] [from su > su-śaṃsa] mfn. very beautiful or handsome (as an arm), [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] very lucky or auspicious (as a day), [Kathāsaritsāgara]

3) [v.s. ...] very noble (as a deed), [Rāmāyaṇa]

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Sushubha 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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