Upakarmeshti, aka: Upākarmeṣṭi; 1 Definition(s)
Upakarmeshti 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 Upākarmeṣṭi can be transliterated into English as Upakarmesti or Upakarmeshti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Upākarmeṣṭi (उपाकर्मेष्टि).—The first ritual of the yāga, as part of the yajña varāha.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 6. 21.
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.
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