Upodghatapada, Upodghātapāda, Upodghata-Pada: 3 definitions

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Upodghātapāda (उपोद्घातपाद).—The third part of the Purāṇa1 represents dvāpara yuga and is of 2004 ślokas.2

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa I. 1. 39; III. 1. 1; IV. 4. 43; Vāyu-purāṇa 4. 13; 65. 2; 103. 44.
  • 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 32. 62.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upodghātapāda (उपोद्घातपाद).—Name of the third part of the Vāyu P.

Derivable forms: upodghātapādaḥ (उपोद्घातपादः).

Upodghātapāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms upodghāta and pāda (पाद).

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

Upodghātapāda (उपोद्घातपाद):—[=upod-ghāta-pāda] [from upod-ghāta > upod-dhan] m. Name of the third part of the Vāyu-purāṇa.

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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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