Ugratejas, Ugra-tejas: 7 definitions


Ugratejas means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Ugratejas (उग्रतेजस्).—A synonym of Lord Śiva. (Mahābhārata Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 17, Verse 5).

2) Ugratejas (उग्रतेजस्).—A serpent. It welcomed Balabhadrarāma once. (Mahābhārata Mausala Parva, Chapter 4, Verse 15).

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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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In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Tibetan Buddhism

Ugratejas (उग्रतेजस्) is the name of a Rāśi (zodiac sign) mentioned as attending the teachings in the 6th century Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa: one of the largest Kriyā Tantras devoted to Mañjuśrī (the Bodhisattva of wisdom) representing an encyclopedia of knowledge primarily concerned with ritualistic elements in Buddhism. The teachings in this text originate from Mañjuśrī and were taught to and by Buddha Śākyamuni in the presence of a large audience (including Ugratejas).

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ugratejas in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ugratejas (उग्रतेजस्).—a. endowed with powerful or terrible energy.

Ugratejas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ugra and tejas (तेजस्).

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

Ugratejas (उग्रतेजस्).—(1) name of a former Buddha: Lalitavistara 5.11 (2) name of a god (devaputra): Lalitavistara 39.13 (prose; °tejo, n. sg.); (3) name of a son of Māra, unfavorable to the Bodhisattva: Lalitavistara 310.9 °tejā(s), n. sg.

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

1) Ugratejas (उग्रतेजस्):—[=ugra-tejas] [from ugra] mfn. endowed with great or terrible energy, [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a Nāga, [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] of a Buddha

4) [v.s. ...] of another divine being, [Lalita-vistara]

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Ugratejas 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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