Upaharana, Upaharaṇa: 9 definitions


Upaharana 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»] — Upaharana in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Upaharaṇa, (nt.) (fr. upa + hṛ) — 1. presentation; luxury J. I, 231.—2. taking, seizing J. VI, 198. (Page 148)

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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»] — Upaharana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upaharaṇa (उपहरण).—

1) Bringing near, fetching.

2) Taking, seizing.

3) Offering gifts to superiors, deities &c.

4) Offering victims.

5) Serving out food or distributing it.

Derivable forms: upaharaṇam (उपहरणम्).

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

Upaharaṇa (उपहरण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) 1. Offering gifts to superiors. 2. Presenting victims. 3. Distributing or serving out food. 4. Taking, seizing. E. upa before hṛ to take, lyuṭ aff.

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

Upaharaṇa (उपहरण).—[neuter] presenting, offering.

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

1) Upaharaṇa (उपहरण):—[=upa-haraṇa] [from upa-hṛ] n. the act of bringing near, proffering, offering, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] presenting victims

3) [v.s. ...] distributing or serving out food

4) [v.s. ...] taking, seizing, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Upaharaṇa (उपहरण):—[upa-haraṇa] (ṇaṃ) 1. n. Offering.

[Sanskrit to German]

Upaharana 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»] — Upaharana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Upaharaṇa (ಉಪಹರಣ):—

1) [noun] the act of bringing near.

2) [noun] an accomplishing of a sacrifice (in a ritual manner).

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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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