Ujjaini, Ujjaiṇī: 2 definitions
Ujjaini means something in the history of ancient India, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.
India history and geography
Ujjaiṇī (उज्जैणी) is the name of an ancient locality, associated with a pilgrimage route, as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Ujjaiṇī (उज्जैणी) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit words: Ujjayanī, Yini.
Ujjaiṇī has the following synonyms: Ujjaaṇī.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text: Ujjayani, Yini, Ujjaani, Pattirakiri, Bhartrihari.
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The Siva Linga: Conceptual, Iconographical and < [January – March, 1996]
Megha Sandesa < [January – March, 1978]
Forster on 'Meghasamdesa' < [January 1957]
Amaravati Art in the Context of Andhra Archaeology (by Sreyashi Ray chowdhuri)
The rule of the Sātavāhanas < [Chapter 4 - Survival of Amarāvatī in the Context of Andhra Art]
Epigraphs from Amarāvatī (j) The Stūpa site < [Chapter 4 - Survival of Amarāvatī in the Context of Andhra Art]
Folk Tales of Gujarat (and Jhaverchand Meghani) (by Vandana P. Soni)
Chapter 39 - Parkaya Pravesh < [Part 5 - Rang Chee Barot]
Chapter 32 - Vikram and Vidhata < [Part 4 - Dadajee Ni Vato]
Chapter 31 - Shihasan < [Part 4 - Dadajee Ni Vato]
Vastu-shastra (1): Canons of Architecture (by D. N. Shukla)
(v,3) Vāstu in Buddhist Literature (Jātakas and Pali Canons) < [Chapter 4 - An outline History of Hindu Architecture]
Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain (by Chirantani Das)
Part 5 - Pre-Buddhist education and corporate character < [Chapter III - Nālandā: Evidence for rise and progress of the settlement]
Part 7 - Rājagṛha supreme seat (b): King Bimbisāra < [Chapter II - Origin and Function of Rājagṛha as the seat of Monarchy]
Part 6 - Growth of the clientele of early Buddhism < [Chapter VII - Sārnāth: The Satellite Religious Centre]
Lakulisha-Pashupata (Philosophy and Practice) (by Geetika Kaw Kher)
Historicity (of the term linga) < [Chapter 6 - Siva-linga: an Iconological Study]
Diksa (Initiation) < [Chapter 3 - The Ritualistic Context]