Udgata, Udgatā, Udgātā: 10 definitions

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Udgata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Wisdom Library: Varāha-purāṇa

Udgātā (उद्गाता).—The son of Abhāva, who was the son of Unnetā, according to the Varāhapurāṇa chapter 74. Unnetā was the son of Nikhāta, whose ancestral lineage can be traced to Svāyambhuva Manu, who was created by Brahmā, who was in turn created by Nārāyaṇa, the unknowable all-pervasive primordial being. Udgātā had a son named Prastotā.

Source: Google Books: Cultural History from the Vāyu Purāna

The Udgātā was a special priest who chanted the Sāmans.

Purana book cover
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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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Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

1) Udgatā (उद्गता) refers to a type of syllabic metre (vṛtta), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 16. In this metre, the first pāda (feet) consist of sa (LLG), ja (LGL), sa (LLG), la (L), the second pāda consist of na (LLL), sa (LLG), ja (LGL), ga (G), the third pāda consists of bha (GLL), na (LLL), ja (LGL), la (L), ga (G) and the fourth pāda consists of sa (LLG), ja (LGL), sa (LLG), ja (LGL), ga (G).

⏑⏑⎼¦⏑⎼⏑¦⏑⏑⎼¦⏑¦¦⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⎼¦⏑⎼⏑¦⎼¦¦
⎼⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⎼⏑¦⏑⎼¦¦⏑⏑⎼¦⏑⎼⏑¦⏑⏑⎼¦⏑⎼⏑¦⎼¦¦

In the above description, G stands for guru (‘heavy syllable’) while L stands for laghu (‘light syllable’).

2) Udgatā (उद्गता) is the name of a meter belonging to the Natkuṭa class described in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 32:—“the metre which has in its feet of sixteen syllables, the third, the fifth, the ninth, the twelfth, the fourteenth and the last long, is udgatā”.

Source: Shodhganga: Mankhaka a sanskrit literary genius (natya)

Udgatā (उद्गता) is the name of a Sanskrit metre (chandas) of the Vṛtta-type (akṣarachandas: metres regulated by akṣaras, syllabes) subclass Viṣamavṛtta.—The metre, Udgatā contains the gaṇas sa, ja, sa in the first quarter and na, sa, ja in the second; bha, na, bha in the third and sa, ja, sa, ja in the fourth. This metre is found to be employed in the Śrīkaṇṭhacarita.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., 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) and poetic works (kavya).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

udgata (उद्गत).—p S Proceeded or sprung from. 2 Ascended or gone up.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Udgata (उद्गत).—p. p.

1) Gone up, risen, ascended.

2) Proceeded forth or from.

3) Gone, departed.

4) Vomited.

-tā Name of a metre.

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

Udgata (उद्गत).—(1) (= Pali Uggata) n. of a king of Danta-pura in Kaliṅga: Mv iii.364.3 (here ed. with one ms. Uggata, v.l. Udg°); 365.19; 366.8; 374.1; (2) n. of a ma- harṣi: Māy 256.23.

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

Udgata (उद्गत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Risen, ascended. 2. Vomited, cast up. 3. Departed, gone. 4. Proceeded forth or from. E. ud up, and gata gone.

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Udgatā (उद्गता).—f.

(-tā) A stanza of four lines, with ten syllables in the three first, and thirteen in the last.

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

1) Udgata (उद्गत):—[=ud-gata] [from ud-gam] mfn. gone up, risen, ascended, [Ṛtusaṃhāra; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] come or proceeded forth, appeared, [Ratnāvalī; Raghuvaṃśa] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] gone, departed

4) [v.s. ...] extended, large, [Raghuvaṃśa]

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

6) Udgatā (उद्गता):—[=ud-gatā] [from ud-gata > ud-gam] f. Name of a metre (consisting of four lines, with ten syllables in the first three, and thirteen in the last ; occurring e.g. in [Śiśupāla-vadha xv]).

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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. 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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