Uttarana, aka: Uttaraṇa, Uttāraṇa; 8 Definition(s)


Uttarana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Uttāraṇa (उत्तारण) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. XIV.8.15, XIV.8) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Uttāraṇa) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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

Pali-English dictionary

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uttaraṇa : (nt.) crossing over; overcoming; delivery; passing (of an exam).

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Uttaraṇa, (nt.) (fr. uttarati) bringing or moving out, saving, delivery Th. 1, 418; J. I, 195. In BSk. uttaraṇa only in sense of crossing, overcoming, e.g. Jtm 31 Q (°setu). ‹-› Cp. uttara. (Page 131)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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uttaraṇa (उत्तरण).—n S Descending. 2 Crossing (a river &c.)

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uttarāṇa (उत्तराण).—f (uttara S) The north wind.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

uttarāṇa (उत्तराण).—f The north wind.

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

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Uttaraṇa (उत्तरण).—a. Coming out of, crossing.

-ṇam 1 Coming forth or out of (water &c).

2) Landing, disembarking.

3) Crossing, passing over; संसारसमुद्र° (saṃsārasamudra°); सज्जनदुःखा- नामुत्तरणसेतुः (sajjanaduḥkhā- nāmuttaraṇasetuḥ) Mk.1.14.

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Uttāraṇa (उत्तारण).—a. Transporting or bringing over, conveying; rescuing, delivering.

-ṇaḥ Name of Viṣṇu.

-ṇam 1 The act of landing, delivering or rescuing.

2) Transportation, conveying across.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Uttāraṇa (उत्तारण).—(nt.; in this sense not Sanskrit or Pali; see uttarayati), carrying out (of a promise): Sikṣ 126.7 prati- jñottāraṇavacanā vā; a neg. is needed; either delete preceding punctuation and understand a-prati°, in samdhi with preceding vā; or read with ms. of Bodhicaryav. pañjikā on 5.54 (ed. 124.3, with note) pratijñānuttāraṇa- vacanā; in either case, not carrying out one's promise. La Vallée Poussin erroneously corrects to the reading of Bendall's text of Śikṣ.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Uttaraṇa (उत्तरण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) 1. Crossing rivers, &c. 2. Coming forth or out of, (especially water,) landing. E. ut over, taraṇa passing.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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