Vasushena, Vasuṣeṇa, Vasu-shena: 9 definitions

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Vasushena 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 Vasuṣeṇa can be transliterated into English as Vasusena or Vasushena, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary

Vasuṣeṇa (वसुषेण).—A name for Karṇa during his younger years.

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Vasuṣeṇa (वसुषेण).—A name of Karṇa at the time of his boyhood. He was called by the name Vasuṣeṇa by his foster-father Adhiratha and his foster-mother Rādhā. (See under Karṇa).

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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»] — Vasushena in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vasuṣeṇa (वसुषेण).—Name of Karṇa; वसुवर्मधरं दृष्ट्वा तं बालं हेमकुण्डलम् । नामास्य वसुषेणेति ततश्चक्रुर्द्विजातयः (vasuvarmadharaṃ dṛṣṭvā taṃ bālaṃ hemakuṇḍalam | nāmāsya vasuṣeṇeti tataścakrurdvijātayaḥ) || Mb.3.39.13-14.

Derivable forms: vasuṣeṇaḥ (वसुषेणः).

Vasuṣeṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vasu and ṣeṇa (षेण).

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

Vasuṣeṇa (वसुषेण).—m.

(-ṇaḥ) A name of Karna, the ellegitimate brother of the Pandu princes. E. vasu wealth, senā an army; surrounded by hosts of beggars for his wealth, of which he was liberal.

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

Vasuṣeṇa (वसुषेण).—[masculine] [Epithet] of Kṛṣṇa and Karṇa.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Vasusena (वसुसेन) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—poet. [Sūktikarṇāmṛta by Śrīdharadāsa]

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

1) Vasuṣeṇa (वसुषेण):—[=vasu-ṣeṇa] [from vasu > vas] m. Name of Viṣṇu, [Viṣṇu-smṛti, viṣṇu-sūtra, vaiṣṇava-dharma-śāstra]

2) [v.s. ...] of Karṇa (half brother of the Pāṇḍu princes by the same mother, Pṛthā; the name is supposed by some to have reference to his wealth which he distributed liberally; cf. karṇa), [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] of a merchant, [Hemacandra’s Pariśiṣṭaparvan]

4) Vasusena (वसुसेन):—[=vasu-sena] [from vasu > vas] m. Name of a poet, [Sadukti-karṇāmṛta]

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

Vasuṣeṇa (वसुषेण):—[vasu-ṣeṇa] (ṇaḥ) 1. m. A name of Karna.

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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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