Udgata, Udgatā, Udgātā: 19 definitions


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.

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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 (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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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Udgata (उद्गत):—[udgataṃ] Protruded or raised

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Udgata (उद्गत) refers to “that which is drawn” (e.g., milk drawn from the human breast), according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 11), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).— Accordingly, “Maṇi Ketu is a comet which appears for only 3 hours occasionally; it possesses an invisible disc and appears in the west; its tail is straight and white and it resembles a line of milk drawn from a human breast [i.e., stana-udgata]. There will be happiness in the land from the very time of its appearance for four and a half months; reptiles and venomous creatures will come into existence”.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Kavya (poetry)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (kavya)

Udgata (उद्गत) refers to “taken (from a mine)”, according to Kālidāsa’s Raghuvaṃśa verse 3.18.—Accordingly: “When the complete birth ritual was done by the ascetic chaplain who had come from the grove of ascetics, Dilīpa’s son shone yet more, like a precious stone taken from a mine (ākara-udgata) and then polished”.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Gitashastra (science of music)

Source: Shodhganga: Elements of Art and Architecture in the Trtiyakhanda of the Visnudharmottarapurana (gita)

Udgatā (उद्गता) refers to one of the Seven mūrcchanās belonging to gāndhāragrāma, according to the Viṣṇudharmottarapurāṇa, an ancient Sanskrit text which (being encyclopedic in nature) deals with a variety of cultural topics such as arts, architecture, music, grammar and astronomy.—The Mūrcchanās represent the “ascending (ārohaṇa) and the descending (avarohaṇa) movement of the seven svaras (i.e., the scale) in successive order”, according to the Saṃgītaratnākara. In the Viṣṇudharmottarapurāṇa twenty-one types of mūrcchanās [e.g., udgatā] are accepted and those are said to be related to seven svaras and are dependent on each of three grāmas.

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Gitashastra (गीतशास्त्र, gītaśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science of Music (gita or samgita), which is traditionally divided in Vocal music, Instrumental music and Dance (under the jurisdiction of music). The different elements and technical terms are explained in a wide range of (often Sanskrit) literature.

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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 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) name of a king of Danta-pura in Kaliṅga: Mahāvastu iii.364.3 (here ed. with one ms. Uggata, v.l. Udg°); 365.19; 366.8; 374.1; (2) name of a ma- harṣi: Mahā-Māyūrī 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: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Udgata (उद्गत).—[adjective] come forth, sprung from ([ablative] or —°), appeared, risen; [feminine] [Name] of a metre.

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]).

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

Udgata (उद्गत):—[udga+ta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) p. Vomitted.

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

Udgata (उद्गत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Uggaya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Udgata 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

Udgata (ಉದ್ಗತ):—

1) [adjective] issued forth; emanated.

2) [adjective] ejected from the mouth; vomited.

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Udgata (ಉದ್ಗತ):—[noun] (pros.) a metrical verse of four unequal prosodic length (first line uu, u-u, uu-, -, second uuu, uu-, u-u, -, third - -uu, uuu, u-u, u, -, and fourth uu-, u-u, uu-, u-u, -).

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Udgāta (ಉದ್ಗಾತ):—[noun] = ಉದ್ಗಾತೃ [udgatri].

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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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