Utsrishta, Utsṛṣṭa: 10 definitions


Utsrishta means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Utsṛṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Utsrsta or Utsrishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

[«previous next»] — Utsrishta in Jyotisha glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Utsṛṣṭa (उत्सृष्ट) refers to “giving up” (i.e., giving up one’s pious course of life), according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 3), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “The dark spots, also known as ketus, the sons of Rāhu are Tāmasa, Kīlaka and the like, and are 33 in number. How they affect the earth depends upon their color, position and shape. [...] Even Ṛṣis, reduced to mere skeletons by starvation, giving up their pious course of life [i.e., utsṛṣṭa], with fleshless infants in their arms. Deprived of their property by highway men, with long sighs, closed eyes, emaciated bodies, and with their sight dimmed with the tears of sorrow will proceed with difficulty to other lands”.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Utsrishta in Mahayana glossary
Source: De Gruyter: A Buddhist Ritual Manual on Agriculture

Utsṛṣṭa (उत्सृष्ट) refers to the “bursting forth (of rays out of one’s body)”, according to the Vajratuṇḍasamayakalparāja, an ancient Buddhist ritual manual on agriculture from the 5th-century (or earlier), containing various instructions for the Sangha to provide agriculture-related services to laypeople including rain-making, weather control and crop protection.—Accordingly, “Now there lived a Brahmin called Viṣṇudatta in Navanagara. [...] He enchanted an iron stake and placed it on the head of that Nāga. The head of the Nāga burst and it felt great pain. The Nāga became extremely angry with great fury. Then in a moment, an instant, a short time, the Nāga’s body was overcome with great pain by the intensity of swaying. Then because of this rays came forth (utsṛṣṭa) from its body and the fields of the Brahmin were burnt. [...]”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Utsrishta in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

utsṛṣṭa (उत्सृष्ट).—p S Abandoned, quitted, given up.

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

utsṛṣṭa (उत्सृष्ट).—a Abandoned, dedicated. utkṛṣṭa paśu m A bull &c. dedicated to the gods and set at large.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Utsrishta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Utsṛṣṭa (उत्सृष्ट).—p. p.

1) Left, cast, thrown.

2) Used, employed; बुद्धिर्बुद्धिमतोत्सृष्टा हन्याद्राष्ट्रं सराजकम् (buddhirbuddhimatotsṛṣṭā hanyādrāṣṭraṃ sarājakam) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.26.

3) Given, offered.

4) Poured forth, cast into or upon.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Utsṛṣṭa (उत्सृष्ट).—mfn.

(-ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) 1. Left, abandoned. 2. Given, presented. 3. Cast into or upon. E. ut and sṛj so leave, affix kta, deriv. irr.

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

1) Utsṛṣṭa (उत्सृष्ट):—[=ut-sṛṣṭa] [from ut-sṛj] mfn. let loose, set free

2) [v.s. ...] poured forth, cast into

3) [v.s. ...] left, abandoned

4) [v.s. ...] given, presented etc.

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

Utsṛṣṭa (उत्सृष्ट):—[(ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) a.] Left, given.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Utsṛṣṭa (उत्सृष्ट) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ūsaḍha.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Utsrishta in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Utsṛṣṭa (ಉತ್ಸೃಷ್ಟ):—[adjective] left aside or behind; abandoned; given up.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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