Udyama, Udyāma: 19 definitions
Udyama means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram
Udyama (उद्यम) refers to the “force (of pure consciousness)”, according to Cidgaganacandrikā verse 76-78.—Accordingly, “O Mother! This, the great sacred seat (pīṭha) born from you, is the energized vitality (of consciousness) which pours forth when Śiva becomes one with you by virtue of your perpetually expanding body of energy. And this, the (divine) intellect, the supreme vitality (of consciousness) is you, O (goddess) Śivā, whose body of light abides within the five elements beginning with Earth and who generates the Wheel of the Sacred Seat (pīṭhacakra) (corresponding to them). You, who alone possess all the powers of the Wheel of the Sacred Seat, abide always and everywhere. Perceived, O Mother, by the wise who are at one with the force (of pure consciousness) (udyama), you are the unobscured dawning (of enlightenment)”.Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (shaktism)
Udyama (उद्यम) refers to the “(utmost) tenacity”, according to the King Vatsarāja’s Pūjāstuti called the Kāmasiddhistuti (also Vāmakeśvarīstuti), guiding one through the worship of the Goddess Nityā.—Accordingly, “[...] I seek refuge with the glorious goddess Sundarī, the benefactress of prosperity, the secret heart, whose heart is soaked with compassion. She is blazing with an utmost tenacity (parama-udyama) steeped in joy, and consequently beaming with plenteous light that shimmers spontaneously. [...]”.
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.
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (philosophy)
Udyama (उद्यम) refers to “undertaking” (an examination), according to the Īśvarapratyabhijñāvivṛtivimarśinī 1.93.—Accordingly, “Even though for a [follower of] Sāṅkhya, the twenty-five principles are manifest [as the universe], to begin with, experience, that is, immediate perception, consists in nothing but this: the sole five elements and consciousness—and nothing more. This is why for the master [Bhartṛhari], the universe is [entirely] explained as soon as the six elements are explained—it is with this intention that he has undertaken (udyama) their Examination (Samīkṣā). [...]”.
Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Udyama (उद्यम) refers to “one’s effort (in battle)”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.4.8 (“The battle between the gods and Asuras”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada: “[...] In the same manner, O dear, the guardians of the quarters, though powerful, were defeated in battle by the Asuras, great experts in warfare. The other gods too were fought and defeated by the Asuras. Unable to bear their ferocity they took to flight. The victorious Asuras, their effort having been successful (sukṛta-udyama), roared like lions and raised shouts of jubilation. [...]”
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.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Udyāma.—(CII 1), used in the sense of udyama or exertion. Note: udyāma 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 mythology, zoology, 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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
udyama (उद्यम).—m (S) Business or occupation: also busiedness, occupiedness, engagedness.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
udyama (उद्यम).—m Business, occupation; engagedness.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Raising, elevation.
2) Strenuous or assiduous effort, exertion, diligence, perseverance; निशम्य चैनां तपसे कृतोद्यमाम् (niśamya caināṃ tapase kṛtodyamām) Kumārasambhava 5.3; शशाक मेना न नियन्तुमुद्यमात् (śaśāka menā na niyantumudyamāt) 5, firm resolve; उद्यमेन हि सिध्यन्ति कार्याणि न मनोरथैः (udyamena hi sidhyanti kāryāṇi na manorathaiḥ) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 2.135.
3) Readiness, preparation; गन्तुमुद्यमो विहितः (gantumudyamo vihitaḥ) became ready to go Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.
Derivable forms: udyamaḥ (उद्यमः).
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1) Erecting, stretching out, elevation.
2) A rope, a cord.
Derivable forms: udyāmaḥ (उद्यामः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Udyāma (उद्याम).—m. (compare Vedic id., the meaning of which in some places, ŚB 22.214.171.124, is not clear), in sūtrodyāmaḥ Divyāvadāna 643.1 = 644.9, perhaps extension, drawing out (of thread), see s.v. tatkṣaṇa; but the precise meaning of the phrase excapes me. It may mean effort, exertion (Sanskrit udyama), as in Aśokan u(y)yāma, Rock Ed. (Kalsi) 13.18. In this sense probably read nir-udyāmā, as suggested by Kashgar recension, Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 100.9 (prose).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-maḥ) 1. Strenuous and continued effort, exertion, perseverance. 2. Taking or lifting up. E. ud reverse, yam to cease, affix ghañ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Udyama (उद्यम).—[ud-yam + a], m. and n. 1. Raising, [Pañcatantra] ii. [distich] 138. 2. Effort, [Pañcatantra] 185, 2. 3. Energy, Böhtl. Ind. Spr. 470.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Udyama (उद्यम).—[masculine] uplifting, elevation; undertaking, effort, endeavour, exertion at ([dative], [accusative], [with] prati, [infinitive], or —°).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Udyama (उद्यम):—[=ud-yama] [from ud-yam] m. the act of raising or lifting up, elevation, [Rāmāyaṇa; Yājñavalkya; Pañcatantra] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] undertaking, beginning
3) [v.s. ...] the act of striving after, exerting one’s self, exertion, strenuous and continued effort, perseverance, diligence, zeal, [Rāmāyaṇa; Kumāra-sambhava; Pañcatantra; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā etc.]
4) Udyāma (उद्याम):—[=ud-yāma] [from ud-yam] m. the act of erecting or stretching out, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa viii, 5, 1, 13]
5) [v.s. ...] a rope, cord, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Udyama (उद्यम):—[udya+ma] (maḥ) 1. m. Strenuous exertion; taking or lifting up.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Udyama (उद्यम) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ujjama.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Udyama (उद्यम) [Also spelled udyam]:—(nm) enterprise; venture; exertion; diligence, ~[kartā] an entrepreneur.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the act or an instance of pulling or pushing up; a lifting up; elevation.
2) [noun] a try, esp. a hard and sincere try; an attempt; an endeavour.
3) [noun] a manufacturing, productive activity; a business venture; a providing of service of any kind, in an organised manner.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with: Anudyama, Asamudyama, Baddhodyama, Bhagnodyama, Dandodyama, Hatodyama, Kritodyama, Mahadudyama, Mahodyama, Nirudyama, Paramodyama, Pratyudyama, Samudyama, Shadudyama, Shastrodyama, Shlathodyama, Sukritodyama, Yuddhodyama.
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Cidgaganacandrika (study) (by S. Mahalakshmi)
Verse 43 [Udyama and Mahodaya] < [Chapter 2 - Second Vimarśa]
Verse 211 [Rising and setting of Dṛk and Smṛti] < [Chapter 4 - Fourth Vimarśa]
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.5.93 < [Part 5 - Permanent Ecstatic Mood (sthāyī-bhāva)]
Verse 1.2.283 < [Part 2 - Devotional Service in Practice (sādhana-bhakti)]
Verse 2.4.189 < [Part 4 - Transient Ecstatic Disturbances (vyābhicāri-bhāva)]
Satapatha-brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 6.5.3 < [Chapter 5 - The Kidnapping of Śrī Rukmiṇī]
Verse 2.2.47 < [Chapter 2 - Description of Girirāja Govardhana’s Birth]
Verse 2.13.9 < [Chapter 13 - The Story of Śeṣa]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Dasarupaka (critical study) (by Anuru Ranjan Mishra)
Part 7 - Application of the Junctures (sandhi) in a Samavakāra < [Chapter 6 - Samavakāra (critical study)]
Part 2 - Summary of the drama (Samudramanthana) [Samudra-Manthana] < [Chapter 6 - Samavakāra (critical study)]