Udagra: 12 definitions


Udagra means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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 Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: academia.edu: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

Udagra (उदग्र) refers to “(becoming) elated”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly, “[...] Having heard this word, the wicked Māra, became contented, elated (udagra), enraptured, overjoyed, exultant and jubilant, danced and was about to leave the congregation. The the venerable Śāriputra addressed himself to the Lord: ‘O Lord, who is this man going away from this congregation with so much pleasure?’ [...]”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Udagra (उदग्र).—a. [udgatamagraṃ yasya]

1) With elevated top, projecting, pointing upwards; as in °दन्त (danta). आवर्तनाभिरोजस्वी काञ्चनोरुरुदग्रपात् (āvartanābhirojasvī kāñcanorurudagrapāt) Bhāgavata 4.21.16.

2) Tall, lofty, high, elevated, exalted (fig. also); स वृक्षशिखरोदग्रः प्रविवेश रसाजलम् (sa vṛkṣaśikharodagraḥ praviveśa rasājalam) Rām. 5.56.49 उदग्रदशनांशुभिः (udagradaśanāṃśubhiḥ) Śiśupālavadha 2.21,4.19; उदग्रः क्षत्रस्य शब्दः (udagraḥ kṣatrasya śabdaḥ) R.2.53; उदग्रप्लुतत्वात् (udagraplutatvāt) Ś.1.7 high leaps Śiśupālavadha 12.65; °ग्रावन् (grāvan) Daśakumāracarita 6; विक्रमोदग्रं शिरः (vikramodagraṃ śiraḥ) R.15.27 exalted; गन्धोदग्रं पुष्पम् (gandhodagraṃ puṣpam) 16.87 rich in odour.

3) Large, broad, vast, big; अवन्तिनाथोयमुदग्रबाहुः (avantināthoyamudagrabāhuḥ) R.6.32; Mu.6.12.

4) Noble, good-looking (udāra); हरिन्मणिश्याममुदग्रविग्रहम् (harinmaṇiśyāmamudagravigraham) Kirātārjunīya 14.41.

5) Advanced in age.

6) Conspicuous, distinguished, exalted, magnified, increased; स मङ्गलोदग्रतरप्रभावः (sa maṅgalodagrataraprabhāvaḥ) R.2.71,9.64,13.5.

7) Intense, unbearable (as heat); अखिद्यतासन्नमुदग्रतापम् (akhidyatāsannamudagratāpam) (ravim) Śiśupālavadha 4.12.

8) Fierce, fearful; संदधे दृशमुदग्रतारकाम् (saṃdadhe dṛśamudagratārakām) R.11.69.

9) Excited, furious, enraptured; मदोदग्राः ककुद्मन्तः (madodagrāḥ kakudmantaḥ) R.4.22.

1) Mighty, strong; तत उदग्र इव द्विरदे (tata udagra iva dvirade) Kirātārjunīya 18.1; वेगोदग्रं विषम् (vegodagraṃ viṣam) V.5.18 strong or sharp (deadly).

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

Udagra (उदग्र).—(1) adj. (= Pali udagga; not in this sense in Sanskrit or Prakrit), joyful, delighted: especially often in formula, tuṣṭa udagra āttamanāḥ pramuditaḥ prītisaumanasya- jātaḥ, Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 60.1; Mahāvyutpatti 2929—33 (udagraḥ 2930); Rāṣṭrapālaparipṛcchā 47.18; Suvarṇabhāsottamasūtra 9.7; Gaṇḍavyūha 99.15, etc.; plurals, Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 69.7; also with vari- ations, hṛṣṭatuṣṭaḥ udagra etc. Divyāvadāna 297.15; hṛṣṭā abhūṣi udagrā pramuditā prītisaumanasyajātā Mahāvastu ii.163.19; in Avadāna-śataka (e.g. i.4.1) repeatedly in the form (hṛṣṭatuṣṭapramu- dita) udagraprītisaumanasyajāta; (hṛṣṭa-)tuṣṭodgraprīti- saumanasyajāta Karmavibhaṅga (and Karmavibhaṅgopadeśa) 28.27; (tuṣṭa) udagraḥ Suvarṇabhāsottamasūtra 191.3; hṛṣṭā udagrāḥ Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 190.8 (verse); miscellaneous, Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 214.4; Lalitavistara 41.17; 47.15; 271.19; 361.8; Mahāvastu i.83.7; 219.7 = ii.21.9; ii.397.18; iii.143.1; Daśabhūmikasūtra.g. 18(354).3; udagra-citta Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 56.6; 197.3; Lalitavistara 392.3; Mahāvastu i.247.6; (2) noun, probably nt. (compare Pali odagya), joy: Mahāvastu ii.171.1 na ca te paśyāmi abhi- ratiṃ (so read with mss.; Senart em. °taṃ) na udagraṃ; Mahāvastu ii.147.5 and 148.5 udagram anubhavāhi, experience joy! = farewell!; compare also udagrī. The adj. also occurs in senses recorded in Sanskrit; intense, Bodhisattvabhūmi 11.11 udagra-pratata- vīrya-samanvāgataḥ.

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

Udagra (उदग्र).—mfn.

(-graḥ-grā-graṃ) 1. High, tall. 2. Large, vast. 3. Projecting. 4. Pointing upwards. 5. Fierce, intense. E. ut up, and agra end, point.

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

Udagra (उदग्र).—[ud-agra], adj., f. . 1. Pointing upwards, lofty, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 54, 19; figuratively, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 2, 53. 2. Uppermost, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 156. 3. Excited, [Rāmāyaṇa] 6, 14, 15.

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

Udagra (उदग्र).—[adjective] having the top lifted, i.e. lofty, high, tall, long; increased, excited, roused by (—°); fierce, intense.

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

1) Udagra (उदग्र):—[=ud-agra] mfn. having the top elevated or upwards, over-topping, towering or pointing upwards, projecting

2) [v.s. ...] high, tall, long, [Rāmāyaṇa; Kathāsaritsāgara; Raghuvaṃśa] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] increased, large, vast, fierce, intense, [Raghuvaṃśa; Vikramorvaśī; Śakuntalā] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] haughty, [Prasannarāghava]

5) [v.s. ...] advanced (in age), [Suśruta]

6) [v.s. ...] excited, enraptured, [Rāmāyaṇa; Raghuvaṃśa] etc.

7) [v.s. ...] loud, [Rāmāyaṇa]

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

Udagra (उदग्र):—[uda+gra] (graḥ-grā-graṃ) a. High, tall; fierce.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Udagra (उदग्र) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Udagga.

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Udagra in German

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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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Udagra (ಉದಗ್ರ):—

1) [adjective] with the tip pointing, projecting or turned upwards.

2) [adjective] of more than normal height or stature; very high, tall; lofty.

3) [adjective] of high quality; noble; sublime.

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Udagra (ಉದಗ್ರ):—[noun] a mighty, strong man; a hero.

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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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