Abhyupagama: 14 definitions


Abhyupagama means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Source: SOAS University of London: Protective Rites in the Netra Tantra

Abhyupagama (अभ्युपगम) refers to the “(first) acceptance” (of the cognition [...]), according to the Netratantroddyota commentary on the Netratantra of Kṣemarāja: a Śaiva text from the 9th century in which Śiva (Bhairava) teaches Pārvatī topics such as metaphysics, cosmology, and soteriology.—Accordingly, [verse 22.14]—“Praṇava is the universal pulse or throb that is unstruck, active ideation (verbalization that is not the result of contact with organs) which is like kalpa, the first acceptance (prathama-abhyupagama) of the cognition and action of all that is to be known and done for all living beings, because there could be no knowing and no doing without [praṇava]. [...]”.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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In Buddhism

Buddhist philosophy

Source: Google Books: A History of Indian Logic (Buddhist Philosophy)

Abhyupagama (अभ्युपगम) or Abhyupagamasiddhānta refers to a “tenet which is implied or accepted on assumption” (within a debate), according to Upāyakauśalyahṛdaya, an ancient work on the art of debate composed by Bodhisattva Nāgārjuna.—The siddhānta (tenet, truth or conclusion) is of four kinds, viz. (1) that accepted by all the schools (sarvatantra siddhānta), (2) that accepted by a particular school (pratitantra siddhānta), (3) that accepted hypothetically (adhikaraṇa siddhānta) and (4) that which is implied or accepted on assumption (abhyupagama siddhānta).

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Abhyupāgama.—(IE 8-8), arrival. Note: abhyupāgama is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

abhyupagama (अभ्युपगम).—m S Allowing or granting; agreeing to or suffering (esp. in disputations, of some position of the antagonist through such admission to be refuted). 2 Approximation: also analogy.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhyupagama (अभ्युपगम).—

1) Approach, arrival.

2) Granting, admitting, accepting to be true. P.VIII.3.74 Sk.; confession (as of guilt); करिष्याम्येवं नो पुनरिति भवेदभ्युपगमः (kariṣyāmyevaṃ no punariti bhavedabhyupagamaḥ) Ratnāvalī 2.18.

3) Undertaking, promising; निर्णय° (nirṇaya°) M.1; a contract, agreement, promise; क्रियाभ्युपगमात्त्वेतद्वीजार्थंय- त्प्रदीयते (kriyābhyupagamāttvetadvījārthaṃya- tpradīyate) Manusmṛti 9.53.

4) Probable ascertainment, belief; judgement, a view accepted; युष्माकमभ्युपगमाः प्रमाणं पुण्य- पापयोः (yuṣmākamabhyupagamāḥ pramāṇaṃ puṇya- pāpayoḥ) Mv.1.38. supposition, inference.

5) Analogy, affinity.

Derivable forms: abhyupagamaḥ (अभ्युपगमः).

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

Abhyupagama (अभ्युपगम).—m.

(-maḥ) 1. A promise, an agreement, a contract. 2. Approaching, going near to. 3. Probable ascertainment. 4. Analogy, affinity. E. abhi, and upa implying association or vicinity, and gama going.

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

Abhyupagama (अभ्युपगम).—i. e. abhi -upa-gam + a, m. 1. Arrival. 2. Assenting, agreement, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 53. 3. Admitting to be true, [Mālavikāgnimitra, (ed. Tullberg.)] 15, 19.

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

Abhyupagama (अभ्युपगम).—[masculine] consent, agreement, promise.

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

1) Abhyupagama (अभ्युपगम):—[=abhy-upagama] [from abhyupa-gam] m. going near to, approaching, arriving at, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] an agreement, contract, [Manu-smṛti ix, 53]

3) [v.s. ...] assenting to, admitting, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] (as a statement) [commentator or commentary] on [Bādarāyaṇa’s Brahma-sūtra]

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

Abhyupagama (अभ्युपगम):—(maḥ) 1. m. A promise; approach; inference; likeness.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Abhyupagama (अभ्युपगम) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Abbhuvagama.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Abhyupagama (ಅಭ್ಯುಪಗಮ):—

1) [noun] act of proceeding towards; approaching.

2) [noun] an act or instance of approving formally or officially; approval.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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