Upagrihya, Upagṛhya, Upa-grihya: 1 definition


Upagrihya 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 Upagṛhya can be transliterated into English as Upagrhya or Upagrihya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Upagrihya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Upagṛhya (उपगृह्य):—[=upa-gṛhya] [from upa-grah] [indeclinable participle] having held under or seized from below

2) [v.s. ...] having obtained, obtaining etc.

3) Upāgṛhya (उपागृह्य):—[=upā-gṛhya] [from upā-grah] [indeclinable participle] having taken with, together with, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa x, 58, 55.]

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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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