Upamrid, Upamṛd: 2 definitions
Upamrid 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 Upamṛd can be transliterated into English as Upamrd or Upamrid, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Upamṛd (उपमृद्).—9 U.
1) To crush, bruise, dash to pieces, destroy, kill; पिण्डाकृतिमुपमृद्य घटिकाः क्रियन्ते (piṇḍākṛtimupamṛdya ghaṭikāḥ kriyante) Mahābhārata 1.1.1; यामिकाननुपमृद्य (yāmikānanupamṛdya) N.5.11.
2) To rub down.
3) To pass through.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Upamṛd (उपमृद्):—[=upa-√mṛd] [Parasmaipada] -mṛdnāti, to graze in passing (said of a heavenly body in its transit), [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā];
—to crush, destroy, annul, [Naiṣadha-carita] [commentator or commentary] on [Bṛhad-āraṇyaka-upaniṣad] :
—[Causal] -mardayati, to destroy, devastate, annul, annihilate, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] [commentator or commentary] on [Chāndogya-upaniṣad] and, [Bṛhad-āraṇyaka-upaniṣad]
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