Upavishtaka, Upaviṣṭaka: 3 definitions
Upavishtaka 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 Upaviṣṭaka can be transliterated into English as Upavistaka or Upavishtaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Upaviṣṭaka (उपविष्टक):—[from upa-viś] mfn. ‘firmly settled’ (said of a foetus which remains in the womb beyond the usual time), [Caraka]
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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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Charaka Samhita (English translation) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
Chapter 8 - ‘The Continuation of one’s Lineage (jatisutriya) < [Sharirasthana (Sharira Sthana) — Section on Human Embodiment]