Urdhvadehika, Ūrdhvadehika, Urdhva-dehika: 4 definitions


Urdhvadehika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

[«previous next»] — Urdhvadehika in Kavya glossary
Source: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ (Kāvya)

Ūrdhvadehika (ऊर्ध्वदेहिक) in Sanskrit refers to the “lifting of the body”, as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Urdhvadehika in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ūrdhvadēhika (ऊर्ध्वदेहिक).—n (Corr. from aurdhvadēhika) Funeral solemnities.

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

ūrdhvadēhika (ऊर्ध्वदेहिक).—n (Corr. from aurdhvadēhika) Fune- ral solemnities.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Urdhvadehika in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ūrdhvadēhika (ಊರ್ಧ್ವದೇಹಿಕ):—[noun] = ಊರ್ಧ್ವಕ್ರಿಯೆ [urdhvakriye].

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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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