Aupavana: 1 definition



Aupavana 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Aupavana (औपवन).—[, in Lalitavistara 9.8 (prose) caturīryāpatha-vinayan-aupavana-suvardhitataror; read -vinayanopavana- with Calcutta (see LV.), i.e vinayana-upavana-; Tibetan seems to have [Page163-b+ 34] read-tanor for -taror; it also had a longer text, suggesting haplographic corruption in the [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit]; a photostat in my possession reads, spyod lam bzhi (catur-īryāpatha) daṅ ḥdul ba (vinaya, or °yana) ri (mountain) nags tshal (forest) daṅ nags ḥdab na (in forest) skyes paḥi (made) lus (body) daṅ ldan pa (having).]

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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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