Tripushkara, Tri-pushkara, Tripuṣkara: 7 definitions


Tripushkara 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 Tripuṣkara can be transliterated into English as Tripuskara or Tripushkara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra

Tripuṣkara (त्रिपुष्कर) refers to a type of temple (prāsāda) classified under the group named Nigūḍha, according to Samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra chapter 56. The Nigūḍha group contains five out of a sixty-four total prāsādas (temples) classified under four groups in this chapter. The Samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra is an 11th-century encyclopedia dealing with various topics from the Vāstuśāstra.

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Tripushkara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Tripuṣkara (त्रिपुष्कर).—m. or nt., app. a kind of drum (‘having a triple drum-skin’): paṭaha-°ra-nināda-saṃgītiṃ Mahāvastu ii.201.20 (verse); (-ghoṣā) tri°ra-sphoṭika-sāryamāṇāḥ (?mss. °āryamāṇāḥ, āryanāmā) Mahāvastu iii.58.4 (verse), (if the em. is right, perhaps sounds) being emitted with rattle (?sphoṭika) of drums; or is sphoṭika (unrecorded) another musical instrument?

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tripuṣkara (त्रिपुष्कर).—pl. three holy ponds, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 18, 30.

Tripuṣkara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and puṣkara (पुष्कर).

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

1) Tripuṣkara (त्रिपुष्कर):—[=tri-puṣkara] [from tri] mfn. decorated with 3 lotus flowers, [Lāṭyāyana ix, 2, 9]

2) [v.s. ...] [plural] ‘the 3 lakes’, Name of a Tīrtha, [Raghuvaṃśa xviii, 30]

3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a man, [Siṃhāsana-dvātriṃśikā or vikramāditya-caritra, jaina recension ix, 2/3.]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Tripuṣkara (त्रिपुष्कर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Tiukkhara.

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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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