Ullasat: 4 definitions

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Ullasat means something in 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

Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

Source: Shodhganga: Kasyapa Samhita—Text on Visha Chikitsa (p)

Ullasat (उल्लसत्) refers to “rejoicing” (in four chants of svāhā), and is mentioned in the meditation on Garuḍa in the Pṛthvīmaṇḍala, according to the second chapter of the Kāśyapa Saṃhitā: an ancient Sanskrit text from the Pāñcarātra tradition dealing with both Tantra and Viṣacikitsā (Toxicology).—The Kāśyapasaṃhitā describes the different forms of Garuḍa in the five bhūta-maṇḍalas on which the aspirant has to meditate upon to cure the snake-bite victim from the poison which could have killed him. In the Bhūmaṇḍala (or Pṛthvīmaṇḍala), Garuḍa who resembles the golden mountain, must be meditated upon as one rejoicing (ullasat) in four chants of svāhā and innumerable serpents with the cakra or discus, clad in white, sacred thread with massive shoulders touching the heights of the sky and a huge body, ever engaged in stalling poison, demoniac elements and so on.

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Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ullasat (उल्लसत्).—a. Shining forth.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ullasat (उल्लसत्).—mfn. (-san-santī-sat) 1. Brilliant, shining. 2. Sporting, wantoning. E. ud before las to shine, śatṛ aff.

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

1) Ullasat (उल्लसत्):—[=ul-lasat] [from ul-las] mfn. (pres.p.) shining forth, beaming

2) [v.s. ...] coming forth etc. (See above).

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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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