Upasarana, Upasaraṇa: 7 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Upasaraṇa (उपसरण):—Melting like feeling

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Upasarana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

upasaraṇa (उपसरण).—n S Approaching, appropinquating, advancing to.

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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

[«previous next»] — Upasarana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upasaraṇa (उपसरण).—

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 to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Upasaraṇa (उपसरण):—(von sar mit upa) n.

1) das Anströmen, z. B. hṛdayopasaraṇa krankhafter Andrang gegen das Herz: yastūrdhvamadho vā bheṣajavegaṃ pravṛttamajñatvādvinihanti tasyopasaraṇaṃ hṛdi kurvanti doṣāḥ [Suśruta 2, 195, 1. 190, 6.] atitīkṣṇo nirūho vā savāte cānuvāsanaḥ . hṛdayasyopasaraṇaṃ kurute cāṅgapīḍanam .. [204, 15.] —

2) wozu man seine Zuflucht nimmt: atha khalvāśīḥ samṛddhirupasaraṇānītyupāsīta [Chāndogyopaniṣad 1, 3, 8.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Upasaraṇa (उपसरण):—n.

1) das Herantreten an [Meghadūta 81.] —

2) das Anströmen , krankhafter Andrang.

3) Zufluchtsstätte.

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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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