Pushan

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Pushan celestial shepherd god; conductor of souls of the dead
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Usage

In literature:

But he is not the principal solar deity of the Rig Veda: Surya, Savitri and Pushan receive more invocations.
"Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
Pushan is a shepherd who loses none of his flock; a guide also, both in the journeys of this world and in the last journey.
"History of Religion" by Allan Menzies
A Vedic hymn celebrates the strong Pushan, who has a he-goat for his horse (or who is a goat-horse), and is called the lover of his sister.
"Zoological Mythology, Volume I (of 2)" by Angelo de Gubernatis
Pushan, the Path-finder, help us to finish our journey!
"India Through the Ages" by Flora Annie Steel
May the wise Pushan (p. 47) lead thee hence, the shepherd of the world, who never lost one of his flock.
"The History of Antiquity, Volume IV (of 6)" by Max Duncker
As a god he is associated not only with Indra but also with Agni, Rudra and Pushan.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
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