Urdhvam, Ūrdhvam: 1 definition
Urdhvam 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ūrdhvam (ऊर्ध्वम्):—[from ūrdhva] ind. upwards, towards the upper part, aloft, above, in the upper regions, higher (with [ablative]), [Atharva-veda xi, 1, 9; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xii; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata; Manu-smṛti] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] (ūrdhvaṃ-√gam, to go upwards or into heaven, die)
3) [v.s. ...] in the sequel, in the later part (e.g. of a book or [manuscript]; because in Sanskṛt [manuscripts] the later leaves stand above), subsequent, after (with [ablative]), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Suśruta; Manu-smṛti] etc.
4) [v.s. ...] (ata ūrdhvam, or ita ūrdhvam, hence forward, from that time forward, after that passage, hereafter, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Yājñavalkya] etc.; ūrdhvaṃ saṃvatsarāt, after a year, [Manu-smṛti ix, 77]; ūrdhvaṃ dehāt, after life, after death, [Mahābhārata i, 3606])
5) [v.s. ...] after, after the death of (with [ablative] e.g. ūrdhvaṃ pituḥ, after the father’s death, [Manu-smṛti ix, 104])
6) [v.s. ...] in a high tone, aloud, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
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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Tattvartha Sutra (with commentary) (by Vijay K. Jain)
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 4.13.2 < [Sukta 13]
Rig Veda 10.3.2 < [Sukta 3]
Rig Veda 4.6.2 < [Sukta 6]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 2.2.46 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna (knowledge)]
Verse 2.3.9 < [Chapter 3 - Bhajana (loving service)]
Verse 2.4.18 < [Chapter 4 - Vaikuṇṭha (the spiritual world)]
Chandogya Upanishad (english Translation) (by Swami Lokeswarananda)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 2 - The ten directions (diś) < [Chapter XIV - Emission of rays]
II. Mastering the water element (ap) < [Part 3 - Mastering the four great elements]
Appendix 3 - Five kinds of Anāgāmin (non-returners) < [Chapter XLIX - The Four Conditions]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)