Uparaga, aka: Uparāga, Uparāgā; 4 Definition(s)
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
1) Uparāga (उपराग).—Eclipses: rituals during; worship of the guardians of the different directions; gifts especially in Amarakaṇṭaka best; eligible for śrāddha.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 17. 11; 18. 22; 67. 1-25; 82. 25; 83. 8; 188. 85 & 95; 193. 53 and 54; Vāyu-purāṇa 78. 3-4.
2) Uparāgā (उपरागा).—A śakti.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 32. 13.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
uparāga (उपराग).—m (S) uparāgiṇī f (S) A variation in the musical mode called respectively rāga & rāgiṇī. Ex. yēka gāyana kariti saprēma || ḍulata rāmmacandra aikatā || rāga uparāga bhāryāsahita || mūrchanā śarīra hōī kampita || &c. See rāga.
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uparāga (उपराग).—m S An eclipse.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
uparāga (उपराग).—m An eclipse. A variation in the musical mode.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
1) An eclipse of the sun or moon; उपरागान्ते शशिनः समुपगता रोहिणी योगम् (uparāgānte śaśinaḥ samupagatā rohiṇī yogam) Ś.7.22; Śi.2.45.
2) Hence, Rāhu or the ascending node.
3) Redness, red colour, colour; कोपोपरागजनिताम् (kopoparāgajanitām) Ratn.3.14; Mk.4; कलहकोप° (kalahakopa°) Māl.9.
4) A calamity, affliction, injury; blighting influence; मृणालिनी हैममिवोपरागम् (mṛṇālinī haimamivoparāgam) R.16.7.
5) Misbehaviour, ill-conduct.
6) Reproach, blame, abuse.
Derivable forms: uparāgaḥ (उपरागः).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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