Tosha, aka: Tosa, Toṣa; 5 Definition(s)


Tosha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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 Toṣa can be transliterated into English as Tosa or Tosha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Toṣa (तोष).—A son of Dakṣiṇā and a Tuṣita God.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 1. 7-8.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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

Pali-English dictionary

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tosa : (m.) joy; satisfaction.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

tōṣa (तोष).—m Pleasure, satisfaction.

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Toṣa (तोष).—[tuṣ-bhāve ghañ] Satisfaction, contentment, pleasure, delight. -a. Pleasing, gratifying; तत्कर्म हरितोषं यत्सा विद्या तन्मतिर्यया (tatkarma haritoṣaṃ yatsā vidyā tanmatiryayā) Bhāg.4.29.5.

Derivable forms: toṣaḥ (तोषः).

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Toṣa (तोष).—&c. See under तुष् (tuṣ).

See also (synonyms): toṣaṇa.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Toṣa (तोष).—n.

(-ṣaṃ) Pleasure, joy, happiness. E. tuṣ to be pleased, affix ghañ.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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. 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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