Upasadvratin, aka: Upasad-vratin; 1 Definition(s)

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Upasadvratin (उपसद्व्रतिन्).—a. observing the rules of the Upasad, i. e. drinking milk in certain quantities, sleeping on the bare earth, keeping silence &c. द्वादशाह- मुपसद्व्रती भूत्वा (dvādaśāha- mupasadvratī bhūtvā) Bṛ. Up.6.3.1.

Upasadvratin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms upasad and vratin (व्रतिन्).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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