Ucchraya, Ucchrāya: 15 definitions
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Alternative spellings of this word include Uchchhraya.
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: Google Books: Studies in the History of the Exact Sciences (Astronomy)
Ucchrāya (उच्छ्राय) refers to the “height”, according to Lalla’s Śiṣyadhīvṛddhidatantra (Part I, 21, Yantrādhikāra, 34-35).—(Cf. Astronomical instruments in Bhāskarācārya’s Siddhāntaśiromaṇi).—Accordingly, “The bowl, which resembles half a pot (i.e. hemispherical), which is made of ten palas of copper, which is half a cubit (i.e. twelve aṅgulas) in diameter at the mouth and half (i.e. six aṅgulas) as high [i.e., dala-ucchrāya], which is evenly circular, and which is bored by a uniformly circular needle, made of three and one-third māṣas of gold and of four aṅgulas in length, sinks into clear water in one ghaṭikā (nāḍī)”.Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms
Ucchraya (उच्छ्रय).—(or ucchriti) Height of an object. Note: Ucchraya is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.
Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Ucchrāya (उच्छ्राय):—[ucchrāyaṃ] Raised, Elevated
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.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Ucchraya.—(Ep. Ind., Vol. VIII, p. 46, note 3), a shelter; same as pratiśraya. Note: ucchraya is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ucchraya (उच्छ्रय) or Ucchrāya (उच्छ्राय).—[ud-śri ac ghañ vā]
1) Rising (of a planet &c.); शक्रपाते तथोच्छ्रये (śakrapāte tathocchraye) Y.1.147.
2) Raising, erecting.
3) Height, elevation (physical and moral); श्रृङ्गेच्छ्रायैः कुमुदविशदैर्यो वितत्य स्थितः खम् (śrṛṅgecchrāyaiḥ kumudaviśadairyo vitatya sthitaḥ kham) Meghadūta 6; K.15; Kirātārjunīya 7.27;8.23,17.61; Śiśupālavadha 4.1,8.22.
4) Growth, increase, intensity; गुण° (guṇa°) Kirātārjunīya 8.21,16.1; नीतोच्छ्रायम् (nītocchrāyam) 5.31,14.21.
6) The upright side of a triangle.
7) A kind of pillar (Junāgadh Rock Inscription of Rudradāman, Ep. Ind. Vol. III).
-yī (ucchrāyī) Plank.
Derivable forms: ucchrayaḥ (उच्छ्रयः), ucchrāyaḥ (उच्छ्रायः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Ucchraya (उच्छ्रय).—(m.; = samucchraya, q.v.), body, bodily existence: Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 145.12 (verse) sa paścime cocchrayi…(Also used as in Sanskrit in sense of height, e.g. Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 159.9, prose.)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yaḥ) 1. Height, elevation of a tree, mountain, &c. 2. Rising of a planet, &c. 3. Upright side of a triangle. E. ut up, śriñ to serve, ac aff.
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(-yaḥ) Height, elevation. E. ut before śri to serve, ghañ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ucchraya (उच्छ्रय).—i. e. ud-śri + a, m. Elevation, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 13, 24.
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Ucchrāya (उच्छ्राय).—i. e. ud-śri + a, m. 1. Rising, [Kirātārjunīya] 5, 31; [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 25, 45. 2. Elevation, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 261.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ucchraya (उच्छ्रय).—[masculine] ṇa [neuter], ucchrāya [masculine] rising, increase, elevation.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ucchraya (उच्छ्रय):—[=uc-chraya] [from uc-chri] m. rising, mounting, elevation
2) [v.s. ...] rising of a planet etc.
3) [v.s. ...] elevation of a tree, mountain, etc.
4) [v.s. ...] height, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Yājñavalkya; Mṛcchakaṭikā]
5) [v.s. ...] growth, increase, intensity, [Suśruta]
6) [v.s. ...] the upright side of a triangle.
7) Ucchrāya (उच्छ्राय):—[=uc-chrāya] [from uc-chri] m. ([Pāṇini 3-3, 49]) rising upwards, elevation, height, [Mahābhārata; Yājñavalkya; Suśruta; Pañcatantra]
8) [v.s. ...] growth, increase, intensity, [Kirātārjunīya; Suśruta]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ucchraya (उच्छ्रय):—(yaḥ) 1. m. Height of a tree or mountain, &c.
2) Ucchrāya (उच्छ्राय):—[ucchrā+ya] (yaḥ) 1. m. Height.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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
Ucchraya (ಉಚ್ಛ್ರಯ):—[noun] = ಉಚ್ಛ್ರಾಯ [ucchraya].
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Ucchrāya (ಉಚ್ಛ್ರಾಯ):—[noun] a prosperous condition; good fortune, wealth, success, etc.; a high place or position; prosperity.
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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