Upashamayana, Upaśamāyana: 3 definitions



Upashamayana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Upaśamāyana can be transliterated into English as Upasamayana or Upashamayana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Upaśamāyana (उपशमायन):—[from upa-śama > upa-śam] mfn. going to or obtaining tranquillity of mind, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa v, 1, 29.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Upaśamāyana (उपशमायन):—(upaśama + ayana) adj. auf dem Wege zur Ruhe des Gemüths seiend [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 5, 1, 29.]

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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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