Udapana, Udapāna: 10 definitions
Udapana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India. 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.
Dharmashastra (religious law)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra
Udapāna (उदपान) refers to “wells” (filled with water). These should be built by the King on boundary-links between two villages. The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti. (See the Manubhāṣya, verse 8.248)
Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Udapāna.—(CII 1; LL), a well or reservoir. Note: udapāna 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 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
udapāna : (m.) a well.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Udapāna, (uda + pāna lit. “(place for) drinking water”; cp. opāna, which in the incorrect opinion of Pāli Commentators represents a contracted udapāna) a well, a cistern Vin. I, 139; II, 122; M. I, 80; A. IV, 171; J. III, 216; Ud. 78; Pv. II, 78; II, 925; Miln. 411; Vism. 244 (in simile); DA. I, 298; VvA. 40; PvA. 78. (Page 133)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naḥ-naṃ) A well. E. ud water, pā to drink, and lyuṭ affix; the place where water is drunk.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Udapāna (उदपान).—[masculine] [neuter] well, cistern.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Udapāna (उदपान):—[=uda-pāna] [from uda > und] m. n. a well, [Chāndogya-upaniṣad; Mahābhārata; Manu-smṛti; Bhagavad-gītā] etc.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Udapāna (उदपान):—[uda-pāna] (naḥ-naṃ) 1. m. n. A well.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
1) m. n. Brunnen. —
2) m. *Nomen proprium eines Dorfes. v.l. udayāna.
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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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Eleventh aṅga (member): Adbhutadharma < [Part 2 - Hearing the twelve-membered speech of the Buddha]
I. Recollection of the Buddha (2): The miracles of his birth < [Part 2 - The Eight Recollections according to the Abhidharma]
Bhūmi 2: the stainless ground (vimalā) < [Chapter XX - (2nd series): Setting out on the Mahāyāna]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Kautilya Arthashastra (by R. Shamasastry)
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)