Ushmapa, Uṣmapa, Ūṣmapa, Ushma-pa, Ushman-pa, Ūṣmapā: 10 definitions
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The Sanskrit terms Uṣmapa and Ūṣmapa and Ūṣmapā can be transliterated into English as Usmapa or Ushmapa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Ūṣmapā (ऊष्मपा).—A group of Pitṛs (the Manes). It is mentioned in Mahābhārata, Sabhā Parva, Chapter 8, Stanza 30, that these Pitṛs (the manes) live in the palace of Yama.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
2a) Ūṣmapa (ऊष्मप).—A Pārāśāra clan.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 70. 87.
2b) A class of Pitṛs.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 27. 111; 28. 93.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) the son of Bhṛgu.
2) the manes; a deceased ancestor.
Derivable forms: uṣmapaḥ (उष्मपः).
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Ūṣmapa (ऊष्मप).—a. drinking the steam of hot food; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.284.8. (-paḥ) 1 fire; गुणारणिच्छन्न- चिदुष्मपाय (guṇāraṇicchanna- ciduṣmapāya) Bhāgavata 8.3.16.
2) a class of manes (pl.). Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 11.22; अत्रोष्मपाणां देवानां निवासः श्रुयते द्विज (atroṣmapāṇāṃ devānāṃ nivāsaḥ śruyate dvija) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 5.19. 2. ('ūṣmapāṇāṃ uṣṇānnabhojinām' iti bhāṣyakāraḥ.)
Derivable forms: ūṣmapaḥ (ऊष्मपः).
Ūṣmapa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ūṣman and pa (प).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-pāḥ) A heavenly spirit of an inferior order.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ūṣmapa (ऊष्मप).—i. e. ūṣman-pa (vb. 1. pā). I. adj. Drinking the steam of food only, Mahābhārata 13, 646. Ii. m. pl. The name of a class of Pitṛs or Manes, Mahābhārata 2, 341.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ūṣmapa (ऊष्मप).—[adjective] drinking (only) the steam of food; [masculine] [plural] a class of Manes.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Uṣmapa (उष्मप):—[=uṣma-pa] [from uṣma > uṣ] See ūṣma-pa.
2) Ūṣmapa (ऊष्मप):—[=ūṣma-pa] [from ūṣma > ūṣman] mfn. imbibing the steam of hot food, [Kādambarī]
3) [v.s. ...] m. fire, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
4) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] Name of a class of manes, [Mahābhārata; Bhagavad-gītā; Harivaṃśa etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Uṣmapā (उष्मपा):—(pā) 1. m. A heavenly spirit.
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