Adhaupasana, Adhas-upasana, Adhaupāsana: 3 definitions



Adhaupasana 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhaupāsana (अधौपासन).—sexual intercourse.

Derivable forms: adhaupāsanam (अधौपासनम्).

Adhaupāsana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms adhas and upāsana (उपासन).

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

Adhaupāsana (अधौपासन):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-nam) Copulation, sexual union. E. adhas and upāsana.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Adhaupāsana (अधौपासन):—n. euphemistische Bez. des Beischlafs [Śaṃkarācārya] zu [Bṛhadāraṇyakopaniṣad 6,4,2.]

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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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