Upabhoga: 16 definitions
Upabhoga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Upbhog.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Upabhoga (उपभोग):—Enjoyment, eating, Use, consuming
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
General definition (in Jainism)Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 7: The Five Vows
Upabhoga (उपभोग, “consumable”) according to the 2nd-century Tattvārthasūtra 7.21.—What is meant by consumable (upabhoga)? Items which can be used only once and after use they become unusable are called consumables.Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 8: Bondage of karmas
Upabhoga (उपभोग, “repeated enjoyment”) or Upabhogāntarāya refers to “gain obstructing karmas” and represents one of the dive types of Antarāya (obstructing karmas), representing one of the eight types of Prakṛti-bandha (species bondage): one of the four kinds of bondage (bandha) according to the 2nd-century Tattvārthasūtra chapter 8.—What is meant by repeated enjoyment obstructing (upabhoga-antrāya) karmas? The rise of which obstructs repeated enjoyment of life even though one is fit to enjoy (items consumable more than once) are called repeated enjoyment obstructing karmas. What is meant by bhoga and upabhoga? Objects which are unusable or consumed after their enjoyment once are called bhoga (e.g. earned money, food items, oil etc). Objects which can be enjoyed again and again are called upabhoga (e.g. dwellings, clothes, ornaments etc).
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
upabhoga : (m.) enjoyment; profit; use. (adj.), enjoyable.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Upabhoga, (fr. upa + bhuj cp. upabhuñjati) enjoyment, profit Vin. IV, 267; J. II, 431; IV, 219 (v. l. paribhoga); VI, 361; Miln. 201, 403; PvA. 49, 220 (°paribhoga); DhA. IV, 7 (id.); Sdhp. 268, 341, 547. (Page 145)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
upabhōga (उपभोग).—m (S) Enjoyment, fruition, use. 2 Experience; knowledge of through personal enjoyment or suffering. 3 Cohabitation.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
upabhōga (उपभोग).—m Enjoyment. Experience, cohabitation.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Enjoyment, eating, tasting; न जातु कामः कामानामुपभोगेन शाम्यति (na jātu kāmaḥ kāmānāmupabhogena śāmyati) Ms.2.94,8.285; Y.2.171. कामोपभोगपरमाः (kāmopabhogaparamāḥ) Bg.16.11; प्रियोपभोग (priyopabhoga) R.12.22. (b) Use, application; चरणोपभोगसुलभः (caraṇopabhogasulabhaḥ) Ś.4.4.
2) Enjoyment (of a woman), cohabitation; उपस्थितश्चारु वपुस्तदीयं कृत्वोप- भोगोत्सुकयेव लक्ष्म्या (upasthitaścāru vapustadīyaṃ kṛtvopa- bhogotsukayeva lakṣmyā) R.14.24.
4) Pleasure, satisfaction.
Derivable forms: upabhogaḥ (उपभोगः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-gaḥ) 1. Pleasure, satisfaction. 2. Enjoyment, use. 3. Cohabitation. 4. Use, usufruct. E. upa excess, bhuj to eat, &c. affix ghañ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Upabhoga (उपभोग).—i. e. upa-bhuj + a, m. 1. Eating, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 8, 23. 2. Enjoyment, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 94. 3. Use, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 285.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Upabhoga (उपभोग).—[masculine] enjoyment, use, pleasure.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Upabhoga (उपभोग):—[=upa-bhoga] [from upa-bhuj] m. enjoyment, eating, consuming
2) [v.s. ...] using, usufruct, [Mahābhārata; Manu-smṛti; Śakuntalā] etc.
3) [v.s. ...] pleasure, enjoyment
4) [v.s. ...] enjoying (a woman or a lover), [Viṣṇu-purāṇa; Raghuvaṃśa] etc.
5) [v.s. ...] (with, [Jaina literature]) enjoying, repeatedly.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Upabhoga (उपभोग):—[upa-bhoga] (gaḥ) 1. m. Pleasure.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Upabhoga (उपभोग):—m. Genuss , Niessbrauch , Gebrauch (vom coitus [108,4]) ; Genuss , so v.a. Genussmittel. Bei den Jaina wiederholter Genuss desselben Gegenstandes.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Upabhoga (उपभोग) [Also spelled upbhog]:—(nm) enjoyment/enjoying; consuming/consumption; using; hence ~[gī] (nm); ~[gyā] (a).
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+4): Upabhogakshama, Nirupabhoga, Kritopabhoga, Bhoga, Adhyupabhoga, Aupabhogika, Upbhog, Rajupabhoga, Upabhoganem, Samupabhoga, Kamupabhoga, Priyopabhoga, Phalopabhoga, Anagamopabhoga, Brahmacarya, Upabhogantaraya, Upabhogaparibhogaparimāṇa, Upabhogaparibhogaparimanavrata, Bhogantaraya, Kshayikopabhoga.
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