Ushirabija, Uśīrabīja: 3 definitions



Ushirabija 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 Uśīrabīja can be transliterated into English as Usirabija or Ushirabija, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Ushirabija in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Uśīrabīja (उशीरबीज).—A mountain in North India. (Mahābhārata Vana Parva, Chapter 139, Stanza 1).

2) Uśīrabīja (उशीरबीज).—A place on the northern side of the Himālayas. Mention is made in Mahābhārata, Udyoga Parva, Chapter 111, Stanza 23, that the King Marutta once fought a battle here.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ushirabija in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Uśīrabīja (उशीरबीज):—[=uśīra-bīja] [from uśīra > uśat] m. Name of a mountain, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa]

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Ushirabija 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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