Upasarana, Upasaraṇa: 4 definitions
Upasarana means something in 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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
upasaraṇa (उपसरण).—n S Approaching, appropinquating, advancing to.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Going towards.
2) Rapid flowing of the blood towards the heart (as in sickness).
3) That which is approached as a refuge.
Derivable forms: upasaraṇam (उपसरणम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Upasaraṇa (उपसरण).—[neuter] approach.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Upasaraṇa (उपसरण):—[=upa-saraṇa] [from upa-sṛ] n. the act of coming near, approaching, approach, [Meghadūta]
2) [v.s. ...] going or flowing towards
3) [v.s. ...] (in med.) accumulation of blood, congestion, [Suśruta]
4) [v.s. ...] a refuge, shelter, [Chāndogya-upaniṣad]
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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Partial matches: Upa.
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