Upagamana: 9 definitions


Upagamana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Upagamana in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

upagamana : (nt.) approaching; undergoing; undertaking.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Upagamana, (nt.) (fr. upa + gam) approaching, going or coming to, undergoing, undertaking Vin. II, 97 (+ ajjhupag°); Nett 27; Vism. 600; PvA. 42 (vass°). (Page 140)

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Upagamana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upagamana (उपगमन).—

1) Going to, drawing towards, approach; सीमन्ते च त्वदुपगमजं यत्र नीपं वधूनाम् (sīmante ca tvadupagamajaṃ yatra nīpaṃ vadhūnām) Meghadūta 67 your advent; व्यावर्ततान्योपगमात्कुमारी (vyāvartatānyopagamātkumārī) R.6.69,9.5.

2) Knowledge, acquaintance.

3) Attainment, acquiring; विश्वासोपगमादभिन्नगतयः (viśvāsopagamādabhinnagatayaḥ) Ś.1.14.

4) Intercourse (as of the sexes).

5) Society, company; न पुनरधमानामुपगमः (na punaradhamānāmupagamaḥ) H.1. 117.

6) Undergoing, suffering, feeling.

7) Acceptance, receipt.

8) An agreement, promise.

9) A particular high number.

10) -nam Assumption, accepting, taking up; अप्राप्तस्य हि प्रापणमुपगमनम् (aprāptasya hi prāpaṇamupagamanam) | ŚB. on MS.12.1.21.

11) Performing, observing (ācaraṇa); चकार सन्ध्योपगमादि सत्तमः (cakāra sandhyopagamādi sattamaḥ) Bhāg,1.7.6.

Derivable forms: upagamanam (उपगमनम्).

See also (synonyms): upagama.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Upagamana (उपगमन).—[upa-gam + ana], n. 1. Attainment, Mahābhārata 1, 4149. 2. Undergoing, [Rāmāyaṇa] 4, 53, 20.

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

1) Upagamana (उपगमन):—[=upa-gamana] [from upa-gam] n. the act of going towards, approaching, attaining, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] the act of coming near, perceiving, [Daśarūpa; Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] undertaking, addicting one’s self to.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Upāgamana (उपागमन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Uvāgamaṇa.

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Upagamana in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Upagamana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Upagamana (ಉಪಗಮನ):—[noun] = ಉಪಗಮ [upagama].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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