Upasanna: 8 definitions


Upasanna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Upasanna.—cf. kṛta-upasannā (EI 30); word of doubtful import. Note: upasanna is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upasanna (उपसन्न).—p. p.

1) Approached; अङ्गिरसं विधिवदुपसन्नः (aṅgirasaṃ vidhivadupasannaḥ) Muṇḍ Up.1.1.3;1.2.13; Praśna. Up.1.1.13; रुद्धा गुहाः किमजितोऽवति नोपसन्नान् (ruddhā guhāḥ kimajito'vati nopasannān) Bhāgavata 2.2.5; near, approximate.

2) Worshipped, served.

3) Serving, waiting upon.

4) Easily obtainable; got, obtained.

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

Upasanna (उपसन्न).—mfn.

(-nnaḥ-nnā-nnaṃ) Approached, approximate. E. upa over, ṣad to go, affix kta.

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

Upasanna (उपसन्न).—[adjective] placed upon (the Vedi), presented, granted; approached ([especially] to worship or to seek information or protection).

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

1) Upasanna (उपसन्न):—[=upa-sanna] [from upa-sad] mfn. put or placed upon, being on [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa ii; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

2) [v.s. ...] come near, approached (for protection or instruction or worship etc.), [Kauśika-sūtra; Pāraskara-gṛhya-sūtra; Muṇḍaka-upaniṣad; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] placed near to, given, bestowed upon, [Mahābhārata]

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

Upasanna (उपसन्न):—[upa-sanna] (nnaḥ-nnā-nnaṃ) a. Approached.

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Upasanna in German

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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

Upasanna (ಉಪಸನ್ನ):—[adjective] drawn near; approached; arrived at.

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Upasanna (ಉಪಸನ್ನ):—[noun] the act or an instance of approaching or coming near.

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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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