Upasthakrita, Upasthakṛta, Upastha-krita: 1 definition



Upasthakrita 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 Upasthakṛta can be transliterated into English as Upasthakrta or Upasthakrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Upasthakrita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Upasthakṛta (उपस्थकृत):—[=upa-stha-kṛta] [from upa-stha > upa-sthā] mfn. one who has formed a lap by sitting down, seated with the legs bent down, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa iv; Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

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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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