Upabarhaṇa, aka: Upabarhana; 3 Definition(s)
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Upabarhaṇa (उपबर्हण).—See the 2nd para under Nārada.Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
Upabarhaṇa (उपबर्हण).—The name of Nārada in a previous birth born as a Gandharva. Looking pleasant he spent all time in women's company. His wrong behaviour was discovered in the sacrifice of the gods and he was cursed to be born a śūdra. He took birth as a dāsi's son, and by proper conduct, became the son of Brahmā.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VII. 15. 69-73.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
1) A pillow; चित्तिरा उपबर्हणम् (cittirā upabarhaṇam) Rv.85.7.
2) Pressing down, oppressing.
Derivable forms: upabarhaṇam (उपबर्हणम्).
See also (synonyms): upabarha.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
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