पाशुपत a. (-ती f.) [पशुपतेरिदम् अण्] Coming from or relating or sacred to Paśupati. -तः 1 A follower and worshipper of Śiva. -2 A follower of the doctrines of Paśupati. -तम् The Pāśupata doctrines; (for the Pāśupata doctrines, see Sarva. S.); मया पाशुपतं दक्ष शुभमुत्पादितं पुरा Mb.12.284.195; (com. 'अग्निरिति भस्म˚' इत्यादिना भस्म गृहीत्वा निमृज्याङ्गानि संस्पृशेत् । तस्माद् व्रतमेतत् पाशुपतम् ।) -Comp. -अस्त्रम् N. of a missile presided over by पशुपति or Śiva (which Arjuna acquired from Śiva). -योगः, -व्रतम् The system of पाशुपत. See पाशुपतम्.
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