Upasthanigraha, aka: Upastha-nigraha; 3 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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upasthanigraha (उपस्थनिग्रह).—m S Abstinence from Venery, continence.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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-English dictionary

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Upasthanigraha (उपस्थनिग्रह).—restraint of sensual passions, continence; स्नानं मौनोपवासेज्यास्वाध्यायोपस्थनिग्रहाः (snānaṃ maunopavāsejyāsvādhyāyopasthanigrahāḥ) Y.3..313.

Derivable forms: upasthanigrahaḥ (उपस्थनिग्रहः).

Upasthanigraha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms upastha and nigraha (निग्रह).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upasthanigraha (उपस्थनिग्रह).—m.

(-haḥ) Continence. E. upastha an organ of generation, and nigraha restraining.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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