Uddhrita, Uddhṛta: 15 definitions


Uddhrita means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Uddhṛta can be transliterated into English as Uddhrta or Uddhrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Uddhrat.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: archive.org: The mirror of gesture (abhinaya-darpana)

Uddhṛta is one of the saṃyutta-hastāni (Twenty-seven combined Hands).

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

1) Uddhṛta (उद्धृत) means “assumed” (viz., “one that assumed an illusory form”), according to the second recension of the Yogakhaṇḍa of the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, as the Goddess Kumārī said to Ṛṣi Vyāsa said: “Vyāsa’s state is nothing (real). O Śaṃkara, (there is nothing) of mine (I can give) you. O Śaṃkara! (See) the illusory form of a Ṛṣi assumed [i.e., uddhṛta] (by you). Why do you take suffering (onto yourself by the observance of) vows, Kaula practice (caryā), austerity and the like? All this is the net of Māyā. [...]”.

2) Uddhṛta (उद्धृत) means “extracted”, according to the commentary on the Ṣaṭsāhasrasaṃhitā, an expansion of the Kubjikāmatatantra: the earliest popular and most authoritative Tantra of the Kubjikā cult.—Accordingly, “These [a, , ga, ha] are the four seeds of the Ages and those of the sacred seats. Why have the (seeds of) the Ages and the sacred seats been extracted [i.e., uddhṛta] from the gahvara grid? It is said (in reply) that they are extracted for those who (practice inwardly) without outer ritual (nirācāra) and desire to arouse (the energy) of athe world and for their own worldly enjoyment. [...]”.

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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 Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (tantric Buddhism)

Uddhṛta (उद्धृत) refers to “extracted (juice)”, according to the Bhūśalyasūtrapātananimittavidhi section of Jagaddarpaṇa’s Ācāryakriyāsamuccaya, a text within Tantric Buddhism dealing with construction manual for monasteries etc.—Accordingly, “[...] Having praised [the cord] with the sounds of a bell, auspicious song, conch shell, and bamboo flute, the donor should offer guest water [to the cord] together with jewels, gold, and fragrant flowers, which are blooming and beautiful, and mixed with the juice extracted from the sprouts (pallava-uddhṛta) of the airandhrīkara”.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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

Uddhṛta (उद्धृत) refers to “(being) sustained”, according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “That [cosmos] is not at all produced by anyone, not at all sustained (uddhṛta) by anyone, so also not destroyed by anyone. Nevertheless, that exists by itself without support in the atmosphere. That very same one, which is without a beginning and end, is accomplished by itself and imperishable, without a Supreme Being and excessively filled with objects beginning with the self”.

Synonyms: Dhṛta.

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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

uddhṛta (उद्धृत).—p S Rescued, delivered, saved; raised up or out.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

uddhṛta (उद्धृत).—p Rescued, delivered. Raised up or out.

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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

Uddhṛta (उद्धृत).—p. p.

1) Drawn up or out (water), extracted &c.

2) Raised, elevated, lifted up, thrown up or upwards; निक्षेपणाय पदमुद्धृतमुद्वहन्ती (nikṣepaṇāya padamuddhṛtamudvahantī) Kumārasambhava 5.85.

3) Uprooted, eradicated; उद्धृतारिः (uddhṛtāriḥ) R.2.3.

4) Separated, set apart.

5) Divided, partitioned; ऋय्यजुःसामाथर्वाख्या वेदाश्चत्वार उद्धृताः (ṛyyajuḥsāmātharvākhyā vedāścatvāra uddhṛtāḥ) Bhāgavata 1.4.2.

6) Selected.

7) Dispersed, scattered.

8) Holding, containing.

9) Uncovered.

1) Vomited, cast up.

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

Uddhṛta (उद्धृत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Raised, drawn up, as water from a well, &c. 2. Pulled up or out, eradicated or broken off. 3. Lifted up. 4. Raised, elevated. 5. Thrown up or upwards. 6. Vomited. 7. Separated, set apart. 8. Divided, partitioned. 9. Recovered. 10. Uncovered. 11. Dispersed, scattered. 12. Extracted, selected, taken from or out of. 13. Holding, containing. E. ut up, dhṛ to take, and kta aff.

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

Uddhṛta (उद्धृत).—[adjective] drawn up or out, raised, extracted, separated, selected.

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

1) Uddhṛta (उद्धृत):—[=ud-dhṛta] [from ud-dhṛ] mfn. drawn up or out (as water from a well etc.)

2) [v.s. ...] extracted, pulled up or out, eradicated, broken off, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Suśruta] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] drawn up or out, ladled out, skimmed, [Atharva-veda xii, 5, 34; xv, 12, 1; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] raised, elevated, lifted up, thrown up or upwards, [Mahābhārata; Rājataraṅgiṇī] etc.

5) [v.s. ...] separated, set apart, taken away, removed, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Manu-smṛti] etc.

6) [v.s. ...] chosen, selected, taken from or out of [Manu-smṛti] etc.

7) [v.s. ...] raised, made strong or famous, [Hitopadeśa]

8) [v.s. ...] recovered

9) [v.s. ...] uncovered

10) [v.s. ...] dispersed, scattered

11) [v.s. ...] holding, containing

12) [v.s. ...] vomited, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Uddhṛta (उद्धृत):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Raised up.

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

Uddhṛta (उद्धृत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Uddhaḍa, Uddharia.

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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

Uddhṛta (उद्धृत) [Also spelled uddhrat]:—(a) quoted, cited.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Uddhṛta (ಉದ್ಧೃತ):—

1) [adjective] drawn, pulled up or out; raised up.

2) [adjective] (said of a sentence, part of speech etc. from a different source) quoted; reproduced.

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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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