Vidushana, Vidūṣaṇa: 7 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Vidūṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Vidusana or Vidushana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vidūṣaṇa (विदूषण).—

1) Pollution, corruption.

2) Abuse, reproach, detraction.

Derivable forms: vidūṣaṇam (विदूषणम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Vidūṣaṇā (विदूषणा).—(-samudācāra), (performance of) self-denun- ciation (of one's own past sins), one of four ways of counter- [Page488-a+ 71] acting past evil deeds, by which a Bodhisattva ‘kṛtopa- citaṃ pāpam abhibhavati’ Śikṣāsamuccaya 160.5; tatra °ṇā-samudā- cāro 'kuśalaṃ karmādhyācarati (so read) tatraiva ca vipratisārabahulo bhavati 6; a long description of the ways in which this is done follows, ending ukto °ṇā-samudā- cāraḥ 171.7; the Bodhicaryāvatārapañjikā (Bibl. Ind.) p. 153, line 5, glosses vidūṣaṇā: akuśalaṃ karma kṛtvā vipratisārarūpātma-(misprinted)-vigarhaṇā pāpadeśanā.

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

Vidūṣaṇa (विदूषण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) 1. Censuring, reviling, abuse, satire. 2. Corruption. E. vi before, dūṣ to make bad or faulty, aff. lyuṭ.

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

Vidūṣaṇa (विदूषण).—i. e. vi-duṣ, [Causal.], + ana, n. 1. Censuring. 2. Abuse.

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

1) Vidūṣaṇa (विदूषण):—[=vi-dūṣaṇa] [from vi-dūṣaka > vi-duṣ] mf(ā)n. defiling, detracting, corrupting, [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] n. censuring, reviling, abuse, satire, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Vidūṣaṇa (विदूषण):—(ṇaṃ) 1. n. Censuring, satire.

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