Utkarsha, aka: Utkarṣa; 3 Definition(s)


Utkarsha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

The Sanskrit term Utkarṣa can be transliterated into English as Utkarsa or Utkarsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Utkarṣa (उत्कर्ष) is a Sanskrit technical term, referring to the “activated/advantageous state” of the elements (mahābhūtas) in a substance. The term is used throughout Āyurvedic literature such as the Suśruta-saṃhitā and the Caraka-saṃhitā.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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utkarṣa (उत्कर्ष).—m (S) Excellence; the state of abounding in any valuable possession or good quality; prosperous or flourishing condition. 2 Abundance, plentifulness, copiousness.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

utkarṣa (उत्कर्ष).—m Prosperity. Excellence. Plenti- fulness.

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