Upagiri: 10 definitions
Upagiri means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Upagiri (उपगिरि).—A hilly place in North Bhārata. (Mahābhārata Sabhā Parva, Chapter 27, Stanza 3).
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.
India history and geographySource: archive.org: Nilamata Purana: a cultural and literary study (history)
Upagiri (उपगिरि) refers to the Siwalik or Tarai mountain range according to the Mahābhārata and the Aṣṭādhyāyī.—Two parallel and ascending lines of the Himalayan ranges known as the Lesser Himalaya and the Great Central Himalaya are referred to in the Nīlamata under the terms “Bahirgiri” and “Antargiri”. The Pāli literature designates them as Chulla Himavanta and Maha Himavanta. The Mahābhārata and the Aṣṭādhyāyī know one more division Upagiri which signifies the Tarai or Siwalik range.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Upagiri (उपगिरि).—ind. [gireśca senakasya P.V.4.112] Near a mountain.
-riḥ Name of a country situated near a mountain in the north.
See also (synonyms): upagiram.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Upagiri (उपगिरि).—ind. Near a mountain; also with ṭac added upagiram.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Upagiri (उपगिरि).—[upa-giri], m. A country, bordering on mountains, Mahābhārata 2, 1012.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Upagiri (उपगिरि):—[=upa-giri] [from upa-giram] ind. idem, [ib.]
2) [v.s. ...] m. (is) the country near a mountain, [Mahābhārata]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Upagiri (उपगिरि):—[upa-giri] ind. Near a mountain.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a hillock or small mountain near a big mountain.
2) [noun] the region near a mountain.
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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