Adhirudha, Adhirūḍha: 10 definitions


Adhirudha 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.

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

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Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Adhirūḍhā (अधिरूढा) means “mounted on”, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “[...] I salute the conscious nature present on all the planes (of existence), the venerable goddess Kulālī. Mounted on millions of wheels [i.e., koṭicakra-adhirūḍhā], (her) plane (of being) is well prepared and (her) movement is attracted by the foundation (of all that exists). Supreme, she has elevated every soul and removes (all that is) born of illusion. With the mass of the rays (of her divine light), full of the essence of nectar, she nourishes creation. [...] ”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Adhirudha in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Adhirūḍha (अधिरूढ) refers to “primary shoot” (part of a plant) and represents a type of vegetable (śāka) according to the 17th century Bhojanakutūhala (dravyaguṇāguṇa-kathana), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—Śāka-prakaraṇa deals with all types of vegetables. Here vegetables are classified into different plant parts [like primary shoot (adhirūḍha), etc.]. Each of these classification have so many varieties. This prakaraṇa is devoted to explain these varieties and their properties in detail.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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General definition (in Hinduism)

[«previous next»] — Adhirudha in Hinduism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

Adhirūḍha (अधिरूढ)—One of the several gaṭhas (bathing places) in the twelve forests on the banks of the Yamunā.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Adhirudha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhirūḍha (अधिरूढ).—p. p.

1) Mounted, ascended &c.

2) Increased; °समाधियोगः (samādhiyogaḥ) engaged in profound meditation.

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

Adhirūḍha (अधिरूढ).—mfn.

(-ḍhaḥ-ḍhā-ḍhaṃ) Elevated, eexalted, surmounting. E. adhi, and rūḍha mounted.

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

Adhirūḍha (अधिरूढ).—[adjective] mounted (act. & pass.), sitting upon ([accusative] or —°).

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

1) Adhirūḍha (अधिरूढ):—[=adhi-rūḍha] [from adhi-ruh] mfn. ascended, mounted.

2) Adhirūḍhā (अधिरूढा):—[=adhi-rūḍhā] [from adhi-rūḍha > adhi-ruh] f. (also) a woman from her 33rd to her 50th year, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

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

Adhirūḍha (अधिरूढ):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-ḍhaḥ-ḍhā-ḍham) Ascended or gone over, lit. or fig., act. or pass., person. or impersonally. E. ruh with adhi, kṛt aff. kta.

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

Adhirūḍha (अधिरूढ):—[adhi-rūḍha] (ḍhaḥ-ḍhā-ḍhaṃ) par. Mounted.

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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

[«previous next»] — Adhirudha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Adhirūḍha (ಅಧಿರೂಢ):—[adjective] gone up; climbed; mounted; ascended.

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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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