Upapatti: 18 definitions
Upapatti means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Upaptti.
Images (photo gallery)
Mīmāṃsā (school of philosophy)Source: Srimatham: Mīmāṃsa: The Study of Hindu Exegesis
Upapatti (उपपत्ति, “congruity”) refers to one of the various tools used by authors displaying their skill in the art of writing.—In order for a text to have any validity it must be in harmony and agreement with all the relevant factors within the bounds of logic and pragmatism.
Mimamsa (मीमांसा, mīmāṃsā) refers to one of the six orthodox Hindu schools of philosophy, emphasizing the nature of dharma and the philosophy of language. The literature in this school is also known for its in-depth study of ritual actions and social duties.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
Upapatti (उपपत्ति, “birth”) refers to one of the three kinds of Ārūpyasamāpatti (“formless absorptions”), according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter 32. Accordingly, “acquired by birth (upapatti-prātilambhika).—Those who have practiced the four immaterial absorptions (ārūpyasamāpatti) are reborn by virtue of ripening of these actions (karmavipāka) in the formless realm (ārūpyadhātu) and obtain four clear (vispaṣṭa) and morally undefined (avyākṛta) skandhas”.
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
upapatti : (f.) birth; rebirth; approach.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Upapatti, (fr. upa + pad, cp. uppatti) — 1. birth, rebirth, (lit. attainment) M. I, 82; S. III, 53; IV, 398; A. V, 289 sq.; Sn. 139, 643, 836; Dh. 419 (sattānaṃ); in var. specifications as: deva° rebirth among gods PvA. 6, 81; devaloka° A. I, 115; kāma° existence in the sensuous universe D. III, 218; It. 94; arūpa° in the formless spheres Vbh. 172, 267, 296; rūpa°, in the world of form Vbh. 171 sq. , 263 sq.; 299; niraya° in Purgatory PvA. 53. ‹-› 2. occasion, opportunity (lit. “coming to”); object for, in dāna° objects suitable for gifts A. IV, 239 (where 8 enumd. , see dāna).
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
upapatti (उपपत्ति).—f (S) Establishing, evincing, adducing arguments and illustrations in proof. 2 Rationale, theory, detailed account, explication of reasons or principles. 3 Demonstrated conclusion. 4 In arith. or geom. Proving or proof. 5 Means, resources, expedients, instruments.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
upapatti (उपपत्ति).—f Theory, rationale. Establishing, proof.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Happening, occurring, becoming visible, appearance, production, birth; अथोपपत्तिं छलनापरोऽ- पराम् (athopapattiṃ chalanāparo'- parām) Śi.1.69 (janma); इष्टानिष्टोपपत्तिषु (iṣṭāniṣṭopapattiṣu) Bg.13.9.
2) Cause, reason, ground; प्रियेषु यैः पार्थ विनोपपत्तेः (priyeṣu yaiḥ pārtha vinopapatteḥ) Ki.3.52.
3) Reasoning, argument; उपपत्तिमदूर्जितं वचः (upapattimadūrjitaṃ vacaḥ) Ki.2.1; देवि सोपपत्तिकमभिहितम् (devi sopapattikamabhihitam) | Nāg.5 argumentative; giving a reason for the establishment of a matter; S. D.482.
4) Fitness, propriety.
5) Termination, end.
6) Association, connection.
7) Acceptance, adoption; Mv.5.
8) Ascertainment, demonstration, demonstrated conclusion; उपपत्तिरुदाहृता बलात् (upapattirudāhṛtā balāt) Ki.2.28.
9) (In Arith. or Geom.) Proof, demonstration.
1) A means, an expedient.
11) Assistance, support, help; ततः प्रजह्रे सममेव तत्र तैरपेक्षितान्योन्यबलोपपत्तिभिः (tataḥ prajahre samameva tatra tairapekṣitānyonyabalopapattibhiḥ) Ki.14.44.
12) Doing, effecting, gaining; accomplishment; स्वार्थोपपत्तिं दुर्बलाशः (svārthopapattiṃ durbalāśaḥ) R.5.12; तात्पर्यानुपपत्तितः (tātparyānupapattitaḥ) Bhāṣā P.; H.3.111; see अनुपपत्ति (anupapatti).
13) Attainment, getting; असंशयं प्राक् तनयोपपत्तेः (asaṃśayaṃ prāk tanayopapatteḥ) R.14.78; Ki.3.1.
14) Religious abstraction (samādhi).
15) Accident, chance; उपपत्त्योपलब्धेषु लोकेषु च समो भव (upapattyopalabdheṣu lokeṣu ca samo bhava) Mb.12.288.11.
16) Suitability, expediency; उपपत्ति- मदूर्जिताश्रयं नृपमूचे वचनं वृकोदरः (upapatti- madūrjitāśrayaṃ nṛpamūce vacanaṃ vṛkodaraḥ) Ki.2.1; Bhag.4.28.68.
Derivable forms: upapattiḥ (उपपत्तिः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Upapatti (उपपत्ति).—f. (= Pali id.; compare next three, and upapāda; specialization of Sanskrit id., compare [Boehtlingk] s.v., 7.324), (re-) birth, state of existence (past or future or present): Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 228.10 (verse) °tiṃ śubhāṃ tyaktvā, giving up a glorious state of existence (in a heavenly world, to be reborn on earth); Mahāvastu i.282.18 upapattiyā (loc. sg.)…vaśitāṃ gato (see °tti-vaśitā); Divyāvadāna 187.16 kā upapattiḥ (future state) ko 'bhisaṃparāya (q.v.) iti; 194.20 (tiryagyony-)upapatti- bhayabhīto; Daśabhūmikasūtra 75.14 °tti-nānātva-tāṃ; Kāśyapa Parivarta 102.7 na cyutir nopapattiḥ; Bodhisattvabhūmi 359.1 bodhisattvānāṃ pancavidhā upapattiḥ; Gaṇḍavyūha 522.13 upapatty-ānantarya-citte praty- upasthite, said of a man at the point of death, when the mental state which immediately precedes rebirth has arrived (he becomes aware, by sight, hearing, etc., of the state in which he is about to be reborn by the power of karma); upapatti-pratilambhika, or °prātilambhika, qq.v.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ttiḥ) 1. Birth, production. 2. Association, connexion. 3. Fitness, propriety. 4. Cessation, end. 5. Possessing, having. 6. Ascertained or demonstrated conclusion. 7. Cause, reason. 8. Effecting, doing. 9. Religious abstraction. 10. (In arithmetic or geometry,) Proof, demonstration. E. upa before pad to go, ktin aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Upapatti (उपपत्ति).—i. e. upa-pad + ti, f. 1. Taking place, happening, [Bhagavadgītā, (ed. Schlegel.)] 13, 9; appearance, Mahābhārata 14, 496; success, [Vedāntasāra, (in my Chrestomathy.)] in
Upapatti (उपपत्ति).—[feminine] happening, appearing, following, resulting; rightness, exactness, fitness, propriety.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Upapatti (उपपत्ति):—[=upa-patti] [from upa-pad] f. happening, occurring, becoming visible, appearing, taking place, production, effecting, accomplishing, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Bhagavad-gītā; Raghuvaṃśa] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] proving right, resulting
3) [v.s. ...] cause, reason
4) [v.s. ...] origin, birth, [Śiśupāla-vadha]
5) [v.s. ...] ascertained or demonstrated conclusion, proof, evidence, argument, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha; Sāhitya-darpaṇa; Vedāntasāra; Naiṣadha-carita; Rājataraṅgiṇī] etc.
6) [v.s. ...] fitness, propriety, possibility, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata] etc. ([instrumental case] upa-pattyā, suitably, in a fit manner)
7) [v.s. ...] association, connection, possession
8) [v.s. ...] religious abstraction, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
9) [v.s. ...] use, employment, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra, ]Sch.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Upapatti (उपपत्ति):—[upa-patti] (ttiḥ) 2. f. Birth; fitness; cause; end; proof; event.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Upapatti (उपपत्ति) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Uvavatti.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Upapatti (उपपत्ति) [Also spelled upaptti]:—(nf) proof, evidence.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a logical reason put forth or means used, for the establishment of a matter, in an argument.
2) [noun] something that tends to or helps prove the fact.
3) [noun] means of living or of supporting life; livelihood.
4) [noun] resources or available wealth.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Upapatti Bhava, Upapattibhava, Upapattideva, Upapattika, Upapattimant, Upapattimat, Upapattiparityakta, Upapattisama, Upapattisamaprakarana, Upapattisthana, Upapattivashita, Upapattiyukta.
Ends with: Abhyupapatti, Anupapatti, Anyathanupapatti, Arthanupapatti, Aupapatti, Brahmanabhyupapatti, Danopapatti, Devupapatti, Garbhopapatti, Kamupapatti, Narakopapatti, Nirupapatti, Priyopapatti, Tiryagupapatti, Vikalpanupapatti, Vyupapatti, Yathopapatti.
Full-text (+33): Upapattimat, Aupapattika, Anupapatti, Upapattiparityakta, Vyupapatti, Upapattisama, Nirupapatti, Upapattiyukta, Upapattika, Regenerating Process, Nirupapattitva, Birth Process, Pratilambhika, Uvavatti, Upaptti, Opapatika, Sopapattika, Upapattimant, Devupapatti, Yathopapatti.
Search found 19 books and stories containing Upapatti, Upa-patti; (plurals include: Upapattis, pattis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
8. Acquiring the dhyānas < [Part 4 - Questions relating to the dhyānas]
VII. The knowledge of the way leading to the various destinies < [Part 2 - The ten powers in particular]
I. Qualities of the sixth superknowledge (āsravakṣaya-jñāna) < [Part 1 - Becoming established in the six superknowledges]
Mimamsa interpretation of Vedic Injunctions (Vidhi) (by Shreebas Debnath)
The Indian Buddhist Iconography (by Benoytosh Bhattachacharyya)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 11 - Dependent Origination: Paṭiccasamuppāda < [Chapter 42 - The Dhamma Ratanā]
Part 10 - Mahāvajira Insight Knowledge (Vipassanā-ñāṇa) < [Chapter 7 - The Attainment of Buddhahood]
Part 5 - Taming of Baka Brahmā < [Chapter 35 - Story of Māra]
Buddha Desana (by Sayadaw U Pannadipa)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 4 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 6 - Various Considerations regarding Inference < [Chapter XXVIII - Madhva Logic]