Uparodha: 16 definitions


Uparodha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Uparodha (उपरोध):—Suppression, Diminished

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Uparodha (उपरोध) refers to “suffering” or “destruction”, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 5), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “If there should be both lunar and solar eclipses in one month, princes will suffer both from dissensions among their own army and from wars. [...] If the eclipses should fall in the lunar month of Pauṣa, the Brāhmins and the Kṣatriyas will suffer [i.e., uparodha]; the people of Sindh, the Kukuras and the Videhas will perish; there wall be slight rain and fear of famine in the land”.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Uparodha, (fr. upa + rudh) obstacle; breaking up, destruction, end J. III, 210, 252; Pv IV. 15; Miln. 245, 313. (Page 146)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

uparōdha (उपरोध).—m (S) Restraint, repression, hinderance. Ex. gāṃvājavaḷa jara tumhī sainya utaralēṃ tara grāmasthāṃsa u0 hōīla; jēṃ kāma paḍēla tēṃ malā sāṅgīta jā hē thōra hyāṃsa kasēṃ sāṅgāvēṃ asā u0 bāḷagūṃ nakā. 2 Restrainedness (of speech); repressed and covered intimation; backward and dark insinuation; sly taunting and twitting; irony, sarcasm.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

uparōdha (उपरोध).—m Restraint. Irony, sarcasm. Restrainedness (of speech).

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Uparodha (उपरोध).—

1) Obstruction, impediment, obstacle; शरत्प्रमृष्टाम्बुधरोपरोधः (śaratpramṛṣṭāmbudharoparodhaḥ) R.6.44; Śiśupālavadha 2.74; सकौतुक° विनयम् (sakautuka° vinayam) Uttararāmacarita 4.

2) Disturbance, trouble, molestation; तपोवननिवासिनामु- परोधो मा भूत (tapovananivāsināmu- parodho mā bhūta) Ś.1.5.6; अनुग्रहः खल्वेष नोपरोधः (anugrahaḥ khalveṣa noparodhaḥ) V.3; उपरोधःसह्यताम् (uparodhaḥsahyatām) ibid.; detention; किं राजर्षेरुपरोधेन (kiṃ rājarṣeruparodhena) Ś.3.

3) Opposition, refusal, check, restraint.

4) Covering, surrounding, blocking up.

5) Binding, tying, seizing.

6) Protection, favour. बलवता विगृह्योपरोधहेतवः (balavatā vigṛhyoparodhahetavaḥ) Measures conducive to peace; Kau. A.7.

7) sublation, dropping; आनर्थक्याद्धि प्राकृतस्योपरोधः स्यात् (ānarthakyāddhi prākṛtasyoparodhaḥ syāt) | MS.8.4.15.

Derivable forms: uparodhaḥ (उपरोधः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Upārodha (उपारोध).—[ (?) , injury, Bodhisattvabhūmi 118.7 (prose) prāṇinām upārodhāya; read probably uparodhāya; doubtless misprint.]

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

Uparodha (उपरोध).—m.

(-dhaḥ) 1. Impediment, opposition, check, refusal. 2. Favour, protection. 3. Surrounding, blockeding. 4. Binding, tying. 5. Taking hold of. E. upa before rudh to confine, affix ghañ.

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

Uparodha (उपरोध).—i. e. upa-rudh + a, m. 1. Obstacle, Mahābhārata 3, 13670. 2. Disturbance, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 44, 12; [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 8, 9. 3. Injury, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 10.

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

Uparodha (उपरोध).—[masculine] hindrance, impediment; locking up, blockading; trouble, disturbance.

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

1) Uparodha (उपरोध):—[=upa-rodha] [from upa-rudh] m. besieging, obstruction, blockading, impediment, check, [Mahābhārata; Suśruta; Prabodha-candrodaya] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] trouble, disturbance, injure, damage, [Pāraskara-gṛhya-sūtra; Manu-smṛti; Śakuntalā]

3) [v.s. ...] disunion, quarrel, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

4) [v.s. ...] regard, respect, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

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

Uparodha (उपरोध):—[upa-rodha] (dhaḥ) 1. n. Impediment; protection; binding; holding.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Uparodha (उपरोध) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Uvaroha.

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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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Uparōdha (ಉಪರೋಧ):—

1) [noun] the fact of impeding someone or something, the condition of being impeded; that which so hinders; a hindrance, an obstruction; an impediment.

2) [noun] physical or psychological pressure used to get something done or to abstain from doing, something.

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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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