Uli: 5 definitions
Uli means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
Shilpashastra (iconography)Source: Shodhganga: The significance of the mūla-beras (śilpa)
Uli refers to a “chisel”, representing one of the several “attributes” (āyudha) or “accessories” of a detiy commonly seen depicted in Hindu iconography, defined according to texts dealing with śilpa (arts and crafs), known as śilpaśāstras.—The śilpa texts have classified the various accessories under the broad heading of āyudha or karuvi (implement), including even flowers, animals, and musical instruments. Some of the work tools held in the hands of deities are, for example, Uli.
Shilpashastra (शिल्पशास्त्र, śilpaśāstra) represents the ancient Indian science (shastra) of creative arts (shilpa) such as sculpture, iconography and painting. Closely related to Vastushastra (architecture), they often share the same literature.
India history and geogprahySource: archive.org: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963
Uli, mentioned in the Alutgal-vihāra inscription, is the name of a tank or pond that existed in the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—Alutgal-vihāra lies 1 mile north of the 21st mile on the Western Minor Road.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as 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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A species of Arurn.
2) White onion; Nigh.
Derivable forms: uliḥ (उलिः).
See also (synonyms): ullī.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ūlī (ऊली).—[feminine] bulb.
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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Ends with (+252): Agganguli, Ainavasuli, Akashamuli, Akuli, Ananguli, Andabuli, Andakuli, Angadi-kkuli, Angulanguli, Anguli, Anjuli, Antimanguli, Anupurvanguli, Arikuli, Aruli, Atmamuli, Avalguli, Baduli, Baguli, Bahuli.
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