Upasya, Upāsya: 11 definitions


Upasya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Upasy.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

upāsya (उपास्य).—n (S) The object (the particular divinity) of one's worship.

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upāsya (उपास्य).—a S That is (proper, possible, purposed &c.) to be worshiped.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

upāsya (उपास्य).—a That is (proper, possible, pur- posed &c.) to be worshipped.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upāsya (उपास्य).—pot. p.

1) To be served or worshipped.

2) To be performed or accomplished.

3) To be respected;

-tā, -tvam respectability.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Upāsya (उपास्य).—mfn.

(-syaḥ-syā-syaṃ) To be worshipped or served. ind. 1. Having served or worshipped. 2. Having associated or called together. E. upa before ās to sit, yat or lyap aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Upāsya (उपास्य).—[adjective] to be served, worshipped, practised, resorted to.

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

1) Upāsya (उपास्य):—[from upās] 1. upāsya mfn. to be revered or honoured or worshipped, [Mahābhārata; Śāntiśataka; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] to be attended on

3) [v.s. ...] to be performed, [Taittirīya-upaniṣad]

4) [v.s. ...] to be had recourse to, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] 2. upāsya [indeclinable participle] having served or worshipped.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Upāsya (उपास्य):—[upā+sya] (syaḥ-syā-syaṃ) a. That ought to be worshipped or served.

[Sanskrit to German]

Upasya in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Upāsya (उपास्य) [Also spelled upasy]:—(a) adorable, worthy of worship, fit to be revered or honoured.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Upāsya (ಉಪಾಸ್ಯ):—[adjective] fit to be, worthy of being worshipped or adored.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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