Udbhuta, Udbhūta: 13 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Udbhut.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Udbhūta (उद्भूत) means “born”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.10.—Accordingly, as Śiva said to the Earth (Dharaṇī):—“O Earth, you are blessed. Rear this child of mine lovingly, born [i.e., udbhūta] of my glittering drops of sweat over you. Although the child is born of the sweat of my body, O Earth, he will be famous in the world after your name. He will be a bestower of pleasures and will be free from the three distresses always. This boy of yours will be a bestower of lands and will have good qualities. He will make me too happy. Accept him with pleasure”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Udbhūta (उद्भूत) refers to “that which is born” (from the right eye), according to the Ṭīkā (commentary) on the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “[...] Thus, the future, the present and the past are said to be born from the right (eye) (vāma-udbhūta), the forehead and the left (eye), respectively [dakṣiṇalalāṭajavāmodbhūtā]. Once these lineages have been learnt with effort, that is, (fully) understood and (one is) certain (of their nature), then one should perform the consecration. [...]”..

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Udbhūta (उद्भूत) refers to “manifest”, according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “[This self] whose intention is confounded by the poison of manifestly false knowledge (avidyā-udbhūta), desire and so forth falls into an existence that is difficult to endure, inflamed by the fire of endless suffering”.

Synonyms: Uttha.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

udbhūta (उद्भूत).—p S Born or produced. 2 Manifested, issued, come forth openly.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Udbhūta (उद्भूत).—p. p.

1) Born, produced, generated.

2) Lofty (lit. and fig.).

3) Visible, perceptible, capable of being perceived by the senses; as a गुण (guṇa).

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

Udbhuta (उद्भुत).—(m.c. for udbhūta), manifested, appeared: Lalitavistara 282.2 (verse); read gātrodbhutā (= gātrā ud°) with mss. and Tibetan

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

Udbhūta (उद्भूत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Born, produced. 2. Lofty, literally or figuratively. 3. Visible, perceptible, present. E. ut before bhū to be, affix kta.

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

Udbhūta (उद्भूत).—[adjective] come forth, born, risen, increased.

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

1) Udbhūta (उद्भूत):—[=ud-bhūta] [from ud-bhū] mfn. come forth, produced, born

2) [v.s. ...] grown, [Maitrī-upaniṣad; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Kathāsaritsāgara] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] raised, elevated, increased, [Rāmāyaṇa; Ṛtusaṃhāra]

4) [v.s. ...] visible, perceptible, distinct, positive, [Bhāṣāpariccheda]

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

Udbhūta (उद्भूत):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Born; lofty.

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

Udbhūta (उद्भूत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ubbhūa.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Udbhūta (उद्भूत) [Also spelled udbhut]:—(a) produced; born; emerged.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Udbhūta (ಉದ್ಭೂತ):—

1) [adjective] born; produced; generated.

2) [adjective] to come forth; to emanate.

3) [adjective] appearing; seen or being seen; grasped by senses (esp by the eyes).

4) [adjective] very high; lofty.

5) [adjective] (fig.) noble; sublime.

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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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