Upasagara, aka: Upasāgara; 2 Definition(s)
Upasagara means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
Son of Mahasagra, who was the king of Uttaramadhura.
Upasagaras elder brother was Sagara, and when their father died, Upasagara became his brothers viceroy. Having been suspected of an intrigue in the kings zenana, he fled to the court of Upakamsa in Asitanjano. There he fell in love with Devagabbha, and when she was with child he married her and they lived in Govadhamana.
Their children were the notorious Andhakavenhu dasaputta.Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Languages of India and abroad
upasāgara (उपसागर).—m Bay.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.
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