Upadarshaka, Upadarśaka: 3 definitions


Upadarshaka 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.

The Sanskrit term Upadarśaka can be transliterated into English as Upadarsaka or Upadarshaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upadarśaka (उपदर्शक).—a. Showing.

-kaḥ 1 One who shows the way, a guide.

2) A door-keeper.

3) A witness.

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

Upadarśaka (उपदर्शक).—m.

(-kaḥ) 1. A door-keeper. 2. A guide. E. upa and darśaka who shews.

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

1) Upadarśaka (उपदर्शक):—[=upa-darśaka] a etc. See upa-√dṛś.

2) [=upa-darśaka] [from upa-dṛś] b m. one who shows the way, a door-keeper, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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. 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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