Yuthikapushpa, Yūthikāpuṣpa, Yuthika-pushpa: 1 definition



Yuthikapushpa 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 Yūthikāpuṣpa can be transliterated into English as Yuthikapuspa or Yuthikapushpa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Yūthikāpuṣpa (यूथिकापुष्प) or Yūthikākusuma refers to the “flowers of the Yūthikā plant”, which are used in the worship of Śiva, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.1.14:—“[...] with the splendid Yūthikā flowers (kusuma) he will not be deprived of a house. With Karṇikāra flowers he will secure plenty of garments (vastrasampatti)”.

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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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