Upativritta, Upātivṛtta: 1 definition



Upativritta 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 Upātivṛtta can be transliterated into English as Upativrtta or Upativritta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Upativritta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Upātivṛtta (उपातिवृत्त).—ppp. (to *upa-ati-vṛt-; = Pali upāti-vatta, which seems to govern only acc.), passed beyond, escaped from, with acc. or abl.: Mahāvastu i.306.5 (verse) rāgā (mss. nāgā or nāgām; conceivably abl. sg., but looks more like acc. pl.) upātivṛttā…(buddhasya śrāvakā); iii.281.14 (prose; Māra speaks) śramaṇo me gautamo viṣayāto (abl.) upātivṛtto; jātīmaraṇaṃ upātivṛtto 397.1 (verse), by em., confirmed by Pali Sn 520.

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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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