Dūşaņa

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Dusana, DUsana, Duushana


  1. pollution; corruption
  2. vice; crime
  3. a rākşasa warrior in the army of Rāvana (V. Rām.); a daitya slain by Śiva (Ś. Pur.); (fem: duşaņā): the wife of Bhavana and the mother of Tvāşţŗ (Bg. Pur.).