Urukrama, Uru-krama: 8 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Urukrama (उरुक्रम).—Another name of Vāmana.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Urukrama (उरुक्रम).—A surname of Hari. See upendra.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 12. 28; VII. 11. 1; XI. 5. 26.
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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Urukrama (उरुक्रम).—a. Ved.

1) taking wide strides. शं नो विष्णु- रुरुक्रमः (śaṃ no viṣṇu- rurukramaḥ) Tait. Up.1.1.1.

2) of high rank.

-maḥ an epithet of Viṣṇu in the dwarf incarnation; उरुक्रमस्याखिलबन्धमुक्तये समाधिनानुस्मर तद्विचेष्टितम् (urukramasyākhilabandhamuktaye samādhinānusmara tadviceṣṭitam) Bhāgavata 1.5.13.

Urukrama is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uru and krama (क्रम).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Urukrama (उरुक्रम).—[adjective] far-stepping; [masculine] the wide step (of Viṣṇu).

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

1) Urukrama (उरुक्रम):—[=uru-krama] [from uru] mfn. far-stepping, making wide strides (said of Viṣṇu), [Ṛg-veda; Taittirīya-upaniṣad]

2) [v.s. ...] m. (Viṣṇu’s) wide stride, [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā i, 3, 9]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of Viṣṇu, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] of Śiva.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Urukrama (उरुक्रम):—[uru-krama] (maḥ-mā-maṃ) a. Of high rank, (Vishnu).

[Sanskrit to German]

Urukrama in German

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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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