Upasrishta, aka: Upasṛṣṭa; 2 Definition(s)


Upasrishta 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 Upasṛṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Upasrsta or Upasrishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Upasṛṣṭa (उपसृष्ट).—Attended with a prefix, generally used in connection with roots; e.g. क्रुधद्रुहोरुपसृष्टयोः कर्म (krudhadruhorupasṛṣṭayoḥ karma) P.I.4.38 where the Kāśikā has explaincd the word as उपसर्गसंबद्ध (upasargasaṃbaddha).

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upasrishta in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [U] · next »

Upasṛṣṭa (उपसृष्ट).—p. p.

1) Joined, connected with, accompanied by; किं क्षत्रबन्धून्कलिलोपसृष्टान् (kiṃ kṣatrabandhūnkalilopasṛṣṭān) Bhāg.1.16.23.

2) Seized or possessed by (a demon or evil spirit); उपसृष्टा इव क्षुद्राधिष्ठितभवनाः (upasṛṣṭā iva kṣudrādhiṣṭhitabhavanāḥ) K.17.

3) Troubled, affected, injured; (upasṛṣṭaḥ pareṇeti mūrcchito gadayā hataḥ Bhāg.1.76.33, rogo- pasṛṣṭatanurdurvasatiṃ mumukṣuḥ R.8.94; K.289.

4) Eclipsed; Mb.13.14.18; Ms.4.37.

5) Furnished with an upasarga (as a root); क्रुधद्रुहोरुपसृष्टयोः कर्म (krudhadruhorupasṛṣṭayoḥ karma) P.I.4.38.

6) Let loose, thrown off; अश्वत्थाम्नोपसृष्टेन ब्रह्मशीर्ष्णोरुतेजसा । उत्तराया हतो गर्भ ईशेनाजीवितः पुनः (aśvatthāmnopasṛṣṭena brahmaśīrṣṇorutejasā | uttarāyā hato garbha īśenājīvitaḥ punaḥ) Bhāg.1.12.1.

8) Ruined; कालोपसृष्टनिगमावन आत्तयोगमायाकृतिं परमहंसगतिं नताः स्म (kālopasṛṣṭanigamāvana āttayogamāyākṛtiṃ paramahaṃsagatiṃ natāḥ sma) Bhāg. 1.83.4.

-ṣṭaḥ The sun or moon when eclipsed.

-ṣṭam Sexual union.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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