Sushupti, aka: Suṣupti; 4 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Suṣupti can be transliterated into English as Susupti or Sushupti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Suṣupti (सुषुप्ति).—One of the four states or conditions of man. Jāgrat, Svapna, Suṣupti and Turīya are the four states of man. (For details see under Jāgrat).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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suṣupti (सुषुप्ति).—f (S) Sound or profound sleep, sleep without dreaming or consciousness. This is the third of the three states enumerated; viz. jāgṛti, svapna, suṣupti, or jāgradavasthā, svapnāvasthā, suṣup्tyavasthā.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

suṣupti (सुषुप्ति).—f Sound sleep.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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