Sushyama, aka: Suśyāmā; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Suśyāmā can be transliterated into English as Susyama or Sushyama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


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Suśyāmā (सुश्यामा).—An apsarā woman. She was the wife of Ṛtadhvaja, son of Ārṣṭiṣeṇa. The couple had a daughter called Vṛddhā. (Brahmāṇḍa Purāṇa).

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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