Sagaropama, Sāgaropama: 6 definitions
Sagaropama means something in Jainism, Prakrit, 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.
General definition (in Jainism)Source: archive.org: Trisastisalakapurusacaritra
Sāgaropama (सागरोपम) refers to a unit of time equaling ten crores of palyopamas, which is calculated as follows: a vessel, a yojana wide and deep, is filled with the hairs of a new-born lamb—hairs that have grown within seven days. If one hair is withdrawn every hundred years, the time required to empty the vessel is a palyopama.—Cf. commentary to Tattvārthādhigamasūtra 4. 15.Source: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ
Sāgaropama (सागरोपम) refers to a unity of measurement corresponding to koṭikoṭi (koṭi = 10 million) of palyopama (i.e., infinite measure of time that can only be represented by comparisons), and represents a Jaina technical term mentioned in the mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sāgaropama (सागरोपम):—[from sāgara] m. or n. (?) a [particular] high number, [Jaina literature]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Sāgaropama (सागरोपम) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sāgarovama.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Sāgarōpama (ಸಾಗರೋಪಮ):—[adjective] very huge, awesomely great (as the ocean).
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Sāgarōpama (ಸಾಗರೋಪಮ):—[noun] = ಸಾಗರ - [sagara -] 9.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+9): Sagarovama, Kakandi, Nanditavartaka, Campapuri, Divyacula, Susthitavarta, Nanditavarta, Susthitavartaka, Anuttara, Shashiprabha, Manicula, Pankaprabha, Sharkaraprabha, Utsarpini, Avasarpini, Dhumaprabha, Balukaprabha, Tamahprabha, Mahatamahprabha, Ratnaprabha.
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Tattvartha Sutra (with commentary) (by Vijay K. Jain)
Verse 4.31 - Lifetimes of Deva from Brahmaloka to Acyuta kalpa < [Chapter 4 - The Celestial Beings]
Verse 4.32 - Lifetimes of remaining Deva < [Chapter 4 - The Celestial Beings]
Verse 3.27 - The rise (regeneration) and fall (degeneration) < [Chapter 3 - The Lower World and the Middle World]
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 18: Tenth incarnation as a Sāmānika < [Chapter I]
Part 7: Future Tīrthaṅkaras < [Chapter VI]
Part 4: Śreyāṃsa’s birth < [Chapter I - Śreyāṃsanāthacaritra]
Bhagavati-sutra (Viyaha-pannatti) (by K. C. Lalwani)
Part 1 - Questions of Merchant Sudarśana on Time < [Chapter 11]
Part 3 - Bondage due to the formation of fluid body < [Chapter 9]
Part 2 - Body-type bondage < [Chapter 9]
Kalpa-sutra (Lives of the Jinas) (by Hermann Jacobi)
The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha (by E. B. Cowell)