Utpatti; 7 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism


[Utpatti in Purana glossaries]

Utpatti (उत्पत्ति).—Creation described.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 19. 188-190.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Mīmāṃsā (school of philosophy)

[Utpatti in Mimamsa glossaries]

Utpatti (उत्पत्ति) refers to “primary injunction to perform an action”. It is one of the four classifications of vidhi (injunciton).—Utpatti-vidhi is a precept with a certain objective, which creates a desire to act, eg. “One desirous of attaining heaven should perform the agnihotra”. (a fire sacrifice)

(Source): Srimatham: Mīmāṃsa: The Study of Hindu Exegesis
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Mimamsa (मीमांसा, mīmāṃsā) refers to one of the six orthodox Hindu schools of philosophy, emphasizing the nature of dharma and the philosophy of language. The literature in this school is also known for its in-depth study of ritual actions and social duties.

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Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

[Utpatti in Vaishnavism glossaries]

Utpatti (उत्पत्ति) refers to the first of twenty-six ekādaśīs according to the Garga-saṃhitā 4.8.9. Accordingly, “to attain Lord Kṛṣṇa’s mercy you should follow the vow of fasting on ekādaśī. In that way You will make Lord Kṛṣṇa into your submissive servant. Of this there is no doubt”. A person who chants the names of these twenty-six ekādaśīs (eg., Utpatti) attains the result of following ekādaśī for one year.

(Source): Devotees Vaishnavas: Śrī Garga Saṃhitā
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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[Utpatti in Vyakarana glossaries]

Utpatti (उत्पत्ति).—(I) production: cf. वर्णोत्पत्तिः (varṇotpattiḥ) production of a phonetic element T. Pr. 23.1 ; (2) production of a grammatical element such as the application of an affix or addition of an augment or substitution of a letter or letters during the process of word-formation: cf. गतिकारकोपपदानां कृद्भिः सह समासवचनं प्राक् सुबुत्पत्तेः (gatikārakopapadānāṃ kṛdbhiḥ saha samāsavacanaṃ prāk subutpatteḥ) Pari. Śek. Par. 75; M. Bh. II.2.19. Vārt, 4.

(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[Utpatti in Marathi glossaries]

utpatti (उत्पत्ति).—f (S) Birth or production; proceeding or issuing from; coming forth. utpatti, sthiti, laya or saṃhāra Birth, life, and death; production, existence, and destruction. The three predicables of every creature, and referred respectively, as their patron-deities, to brahmā, viṣṇu, śiva.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

utpatti (उत्पत्ति).—f Birth or production. Origin.

(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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Utpatti in Sanskrit glossaries]

Utpatti (उत्पत्ति).—f.

1) Birth; विपदुत्पत्तिमतामुपस्थिता (vipadutpattimatāmupasthitā) R.8.83.

2) Production; कुसुमे कुसुमोत्पत्तिः श्रूयते न तु दृश्यते (kusume kusumotpattiḥ śrūyate na tu dṛśyate) Ś. Til.17.

3) Source, origin; उत्पत्तिः साधुतायाः (utpattiḥ sādhutāyāḥ) K.45.

4) Rising, going up, becoming visible, coming into existence.

5) Profit, productiveness, produce; स्वल्पोत्पत्तिदेशः (svalpotpattideśaḥ) Rāj T.5.68.

6) Producing as a result or effect.

7) Resurrection.

8) A sacrifice; उत्पत्तिरिति यजिं ब्रूमः (utpattiriti yajiṃ brūmaḥ) | ŚB. on MS.7.1.3,7.

9) An original injunction, a scriptural text enjoining (a particular matter), also called उत्पत्तिश्रुति (utpattiśruti) or उत्पत्तिविधि (utpattividhi). उत्पत्तेश्चातत्प्रधानत्वात् (utpatteścātatpradhānatvāt) | Ms.4.3.

Derivable forms: utpattiḥ (उत्पत्तिः).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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