Utthana, Uṭṭhāna, Utthāna: 17 definitions

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Utthana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Utthan.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Utthāna (उत्थान).—On the part of a king could overcome even fate; daiva and kāla supplement one's efforts.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 221. 3-12.
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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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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Utthāna (उत्थान).—Elevation of tone.

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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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Dharmashastra (religious law)

Source: Shodhganga: Vaikhanasa Grhyasutra Bhasya (Critical Edition and Study)

Utthāna (उत्थान) refers to the “ritual when the mother gets up from childbed” and represents one of the eighteen bodily rituals (śārīraka-saṃskāras) mentioned in the Vaikhānasagṛhyasūtra (viz., vaikhānasa-gṛhya-sūtra) which belongs to the Taittirīya school of the Black Yajurveda (kṛṣṇayajurveda).—The original Gṛhyasūtra of Vaikhanāsa consists of eleven chapters or “praśnas”. Each praśna is subdivided into sub-divisions called “khaṇḍa”. But only the first seven chapters deal with actual Gṛhyasūtra section. Of these, the first three chapters dealing with the bodily rituals [viz., Utthāna].

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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Utthāna.—(CII 1), exerting oneself. Note: utthāna is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

uṭṭhāna : (nt.) getting up; rising; origin; energy; industry; product.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Uṭṭhāna, (nt.) (fr. ut + ṣṭhā) — 1. rising, rise, getting up, standing (opp. sayana & nisīdana lying or sitting down) D. II, 134 (sīha-seyyaṃ kappesi uṭṭhāna-saññaṃ manasikaritvā); Dh. 280 (°kāla); J. I, 392 (an°-seyyā a bed from which one cannot get up); Vism. 73 (aruṇ-uṭṭhānavelā time of sunrise) DhA. I, 17.—2. rise, origin, occasion or oppertunity for; as adj. (-°) producing J. I, 47 (kapp°); VI, 459; Miln. 326 (dhaññ° khettaṃ atthi).—3. “rousing”, exertion, energy, zeal, activity, manly vigour, industry, often syn. with viriya M. I, 86; A. I, 94; II, 135 (°phala); III, 45 (°viriya), 311; IV, 281 (°sampadā); It. 66 (°adhigataṃ dhanaṃ earned by industry); Pv IV. 324; Pug. 51 (°phala); Miln. 344, 416; ThA. 267 (°viriya); PvA. 129 (+ viriya). —an° want of energy, sluggishness A. IV, 195; Dh. 241. ‹-› Note. The form vuṭṭhāna appears for uṭṭh° after a vowel under the same conditions as vuṭṭhahati for uṭṭhahati (q. v.) gabbha-vuṭṭhānaṃ J. I, 114. See also vuṭṭh°, and cp. pariy°. (Page 129)

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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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

utthāna (उत्थान).—n (S) Rising, standing, getting up.

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

utthāna (उत्थान).—n Rising, standing, getting up.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Utthāna (उत्थान).—a. Causing to arise or spring up.

-nam 1 The act of rising or standing up, getting up; शनैर्यष्टयुत्थानम् (śanairyaṣṭayutthānam) Bh.3.9.

2) Rising (as of luminaries); इन्दुं नवोत्थानमि- वेन्दुमत्यै (induṃ navotthānami- vendumatyai) R.6.31 newly risen.

3) Rise, origin.

4) Resurrection.

5) (a) Effort, exertion, activity; मेदच्छेद- कृशोदरं लघु भवत्युत्थानयोग्यं वपुः (medaccheda- kṛśodaraṃ laghu bhavatyutthānayogyaṃ vapuḥ) Ś.2.5; °शीलः (śīlaḥ) Dk.153 disposed to work; Mv.6.23; यद्युत्थानं भवेत्सह (yadyutthānaṃ bhavetsaha) Ms.9.215, effort (for money), acquisition of property. (b) Manly exertion, manhood, Mb.1.2.6; राज्ञो हि व्रतमुत्थानम् (rājño hi vratamutthānam) Kau. A.1.19. also अर्थस्य मूलमुत्थानम् (arthasya mūlamutthānam)

5) Energy. उत्थानेन सदा पुत्र प्रयतेथा युधिष्ठिर । न हयुत्थानमृते दैवं राज्ञामर्थं प्रसाधयेत् (utthānena sadā putra prayatethā yudhiṣṭhira | na hayutthānamṛte daivaṃ rājñāmarthaṃ prasādhayet) || Mb.12.56.14.

6) Joy, pleasure.

7) War, battle.

8) An army.

9) Evacuating (by stool &c.).

1) A book.

11) A court-yard.

12) A shed where sacrifices are offered.

13) A term, limit, boundary.

14) Business (cares &c.) of a family or realm.

15) Reflection.

16) Proximate cause of a disease.

17) Awakening.

18) A monastery.

19) Readiness of the army for fight; युद्धानुकूलव्यापार उत्थानमिति कीर्तितम् (yuddhānukūlavyāpāra utthānamiti kīrtitam) Śukra.1.325.

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

Utthāna (उत्थान).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Effort, exertion. 2. Manhood, manly exertion. 3. An army. 4. War, battle. 5. A book. 6. Joy, pleasure. 7. Rising, getting up. 8. A court yard. 9. A shed where sacrifices are made. 10. A term, a limit. 11. Evacuating by stool, &c. 12. Business of a family or realm, as the care of subjects or dependents. 13. Reflexion. 14. Proximate cause of disease. E. ut above, sthā to stand, and lyuṭ affix, sa is dropped.

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

Utthāna (उत्थान).—i. e. ud-sthā + ana, I. n. 1. Rising, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 3, 10; of the moon, Ragh, 6, 31. 2. Resurrection, Mahābhārata 3, 10811. 3. Exertion, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 215. Ii. m. A causer, Mahābhārata 13, 1242.

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

Utthāna (उत्थान).—[neuter] rising, coming forth, origin, setting out, starting, exertion, endeavour, energy (poss. vant†); leaving off, conclusion.

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

1) Utthāna (उत्थान):—[=ut-thāna] [from ut-thā] n. the act of standing up or rising, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Suśruta; Gautama-dharma-śāstra; Śāṅkhāyana-gṛhya-sūtra; Bhartṛhari] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] rising (of the moon etc.), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Raghuvaṃśa] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] resurrection, [Mahābhārata; Pañcatantra]

4) [v.s. ...] rising up to depart

5) [v.s. ...] leaving off, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra] etc.: starting on a warlike expedition, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

6) [v.s. ...] coming forth, appearing, [Kapila]

7) [v.s. ...] bursting open, [Jaimini]

8) [v.s. ...] tumult, sedition, [Rājataraṅgiṇī]

9) [v.s. ...] rise, origin, [Suśruta]

10) [v.s. ...] effort, exertion

11) [v.s. ...] manly exertion, manhood, [Mahābhārata; Rājataraṅgiṇī; Āpastamba-dharma-sūtra] etc.

12) [v.s. ...] evacuating (by stool etc.), [Suśruta; Kauśika-sūtra]

13) [v.s. ...] an army, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

14) [v.s. ...] joy, pleasure, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

15) [v.s. ...] a book, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

16) [v.s. ...] a court-yard, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

17) [v.s. ...] a shed where sacrifices are offered, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

18) [v.s. ...] a term, limit, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

19) [v.s. ...] business of a family or realm, the care of subjects or dependants, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

20) [v.s. ...] reflection, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

21) [v.s. ...] proximate cause of disease, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

22) [v.s. ...] mfn. causing to arise or originate, [Mahābhārata]

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

Utthāna (उत्थान):—[utthā+na] (naṃ) 1. n. Effort; war; rising.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Utthāna (उत्थान):—(wie eben)

1) n. [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 3, 170.] a) das Aufstehen, Sichaufrichten, = udgama [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha 3, 359.] [Medinīkoṣa Nalopākhyāna 41.] [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 4, 6, 8, 2.] [Suśruta 1, 69, 17.] [Kāśikīvṛtti] zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 1, 2, 57.] prātarutthānam [Cāṇakya 72.] śanairyaṣṭyutthānam [Bhartṛhari 3, 10.] vom Aufgang der Gestirne: indumiva navotthānam [Raghuvaṃśa 6, 31.] das Wiederaufstehen eines Verstorbenen [Mahābhārata 3, 10811. fg. 11087] [?(Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 572). Pañcatantra I, 306.] — b) Erhebung, Aufbruch zu einer Handlung, zum Kampfe, = pauruṣa [Amarakoṣa 3, 4, 120.] = udyama, pauruṣa und yudh [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa] bhrātṝṇāmavibhaktānāṃ yadyutthānaṃ bhavetsaha . na putrabhāgaṃ viṣamaṃ pitā dadyātkathaṃ ca na .. [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 9, 215.] utthānaṃ rāvaṇasya [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 3, 19.] mama dharmārthamutthānaṃ na kāmakrodhasaṃjñitam [5, 87, 13.] utthānamabhijānanti sarvabhūtāti bhārata . pratyakṣaṃ phalamaśnanti karmaṇāṃ lokasākṣikam [Mahābhārata 3, 1207.] utthānaśīlin [13740.] utthānaśīla [Daśakumāracarita 180, 11.] medaśchedakṛśodaraṃ laghu bhavatyutthānayogyaṃ vapuḥ [Śākuntala 38.] sūtthāna rasch an’s Werk gehend [Amarakoṣa 2, 10, 19.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 384.] — c) das Entstehen, Ursprung [Suśruta 1, 268, 15. 2, 398, 18.] — d) euphem. für Ausleerung [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha 3, 360.] [Medinīkoṣa] (malaroga). utthānacchardaneṣu [Kauśika’s Sūtra zum Atuarvaveda 141.] [Suśruta 2, 71, 17.] — e) das Aufbrechen, womit-Aufhören: sattrotthāna [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 4, 6, 9, 6. 10.] sāmyutthāna [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 1, 6, 24. 7, 1, 31. 32. 24, 6, 15.] [Aśvalāyana’s Śrautasūtrāni 12, 6.] [Taittirīyasaṃhitā 7, 2, 1, 4.] — Die Lexicogrr. haben noch folg. Bedd.: f) Freude; g) Buch (pustaka); h) Hof [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa]; i) Heer; k) = caitya; l) = vāstvanta [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha]; m) = tantra [Medinīkoṣa -] [Amarakoṣa 3, 4, 120] : utthānaṃ pauruṣe tantre saṃniviṣṭodgame; die beiden letzten locc. haben zu jenen verschiedenen Deutungen mit Anlass gegeben. —

2) adj. mit caus. Bed. der ausgehen —, entstehen lässt: utthānaḥ sarvakarmaṇām [Mahābhārata 13, 1242.]

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Utthāna (उत्थान):—

1) a) sūryotthāna Sonnenaufgang [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 10, 20, 47.] das Wiederauftauchen: magnavadutthānam [Kapila 3, 54.] — b) an allen angeführten Stellen Bemühung, Anstrengung, Thätigkeit; vgl. noch [Mahābhārata 5, 1086. 10, 75. 80. 12, 2104.] [Spr. 449. 1450. 3482. 3769. 3771. fg. 4333. 4634.] vīra ein Mann der That (Gegens. vāgvīra) [3770.] utthānayuktaḥ satataṃ parepāmantaraiṣaṇe bemüht [Mahābhārata 3, 1258.] anutthāna n. Unthätigkeit [Rājataraṅgiṇī 5, 252.] adj. nicht durch eigene Anstrengung unterstützt (daivata) [Mahābhārata 10, 75.] — c) in der Med. die Entstehung einer Krankheit [Oxforder Handschriften 305,b,18. 312,a,18.] — n) Bez. eines best. Processes, der mit Mineralien vorgenommen wird, [Oxforder Handschriften 320,a,9.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Utthāna (उत्थान):——

1) m. Urheber.

2) n. — a) das Aufstehen [Śāṅkhāyana’s Gṛhyasūtra 1,24,25.] (einer Wöchnerin) [Gautama's Dharmaśāstra] (VOM Mahl). Sichaufrichten. — b) Aufgang (der Gestirne). — c) das Auferstehen eines Verstorbenen. — d) das Herauskommen , Emportauchen [The Sankhya Philosophy 3,54.] das Aufschiessen (von Pflanzen) [Jaimini's Mimāṃsādarśana 6,5,36.] — e) Aufstand , Aufruhr [Rājataraṃgiṇī 8,868.] — f) Bemühung , Anstrengung , Thätigkeit , Arbeit [Āpastamba’s Dharmasūtra 2,28,1.] — g) Entstehung , Ursprung , insbes. einer Krankheit. — h) das Aufbrechen , Aufhören mit , Einstellung , Schluss. — i) euphem. für Ausleerung. — k) ein best. mit Mineralien vorgenommener Process. — Nach den Lexicographen noch aṅgana ( prāṅgaṇa) , caitya , tantra , pustaka , yudh ( raṇa) , vāstvanta , sainya und harṣa.

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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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