Yapana, Yāpana: 13 definitions
Yapana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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 Yapan.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
yāpana : (nt.) sustenance; nourishment; keeping up of the body.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Yāpana, (& yapana) (nt.) (fr. yāpeti. Cp. Epic & Class. Sk. yāpana) keeping going, sustenance, feeding, nourishment, existence, living. Esp. in one standing combination respecting the feeding and keeping of the body “kāyassa ṭhitiyā yāpanāya etc. ” (for the maintenance of the body) in yātrā passage: see yātrā 2; in which it is explained at Vism. 32 by “pavattiyā avicched’atthaṃ, cira-kāla-ṭṭhit’atthaṃ” i.e. for the preservation of life. - Further at J. I, 66 (alam me ettakaṃ yāpanāya); V, 387 (thokaṃ mama yāpana-mattaṃ eva); DhA. IV, 210 (yāpana-mattaṃ dhanaṃ); PvA. 28.—Used more frequent together with shortened form yapana; in standard phrase vutti pālana, yapana yāpana cāra (cp. yapeti) at Vism. 145; DhsA. 149, 167. Or similarly as f. with spelling yapanā & yāpanā: yapanā yāpanā iriyanā vattanā pālanā at Dhs. 19, 82, 295, 380, 441, 716. At DhsA. 404 yāpanā is used as syn. of yātrā. (Page 554)
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Yapana, see yāpana. (Page 550)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Yāpana (यापन).—a. (-nī f.)
1) Causing to go or go away.
4) Supporting (life); ग्राम्य- माहारमादद्यादस्वाद्वपि हि यापनम् (grāmya- māhāramādadyādasvādvapi hi yāpanam) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.212.13.
-nam, -nā 1 Causing to go away, driving out, expulsion, removal.
2) Cure or alleviation (of a disease).
3) Spending or passing time, as in कालयापनम् (kālayāpanam).
4) Delay, procrastination.
5) Support, maintenance; देवतातिथिशेषेण कुरुते देह- यापनम् (devatātithiśeṣeṇa kurute deha- yāpanam) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3.26.6;12.213.17.
6) Practice, exercise; तत्र न व्यवधातव्यं परोक्षा धर्मयापना (tatra na vyavadhātavyaṃ parokṣā dharmayāpanā) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.134.2 (com. dharmayāpanā dharmopadeśaḥ).
7) Loitering.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) 1. Spending or passing away time. 2. Abinding, staying, being. 3. Rejection, ejection, expelling, expulsion. 4. Allaying, alleviating, (as pain or sickness.) E. yā to go, causal form, aff. lyuṭ .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yāpana (यापन).—i. e. yā, [Causal.], + ana, n., f. nā (Kām. Nītis. 9, 1). 1. Spending time. 2. Staying. 3. Rejection. 4. Alleviating.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yāpana (यापन).—[adjective] [neuter] & [feminine] ā causing to go, bringing to an end (time), prolonging or supporting (life); as subst. also procrastination, delay.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Yāpana (यापन):—[from yāpa > yā] mfn. causing to go or pass away, bringing to an end, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] mitigating, alleviating, curing (as an injection), [Caraka]
3) [v.s. ...] prolonging or supporting life, [Mahābhārata]
4) [v.s. ...] m. (with saṃgha) Name of a [particular] Jaina sect, [Bhadrabāhu-caritra]
5) [v.s. ...] n. and f(ā). causing to go, driving away, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
6) [v.s. ...] n. causing time to pass away, delay, procrastination, [Kāmandakīya-nītisāra; Kāvya literature]
7) [v.s. ...] cure, alleviation (of a malady), [Caraka]
8) [v.s. ...] maintenance, support, [Mahābhārata]
9) [v.s. ...] exercise, practice, [Mahābhārata]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yāpana (यापन):—(naṃ) 1. n. Spending time; staying; rejecting; allaying.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Yāpana (यापन) [Also spelled yapan]:—(nm) spending, passing away (it generally appears as the second member in compound words, as [jīvanayāpana]).
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a spending of time.
2) [noun] a delaying or being delayed; delay.
3) [noun] the means of sustaining life; livelihood.
4) [noun] the act of walking; a walk.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with (+95): Adhyapana, Ajnanadhyapana, Akhyapana, Anantacaturdashyudyapana, Anantavratodyapana, Anekapunyodyapana, Anumanapramanyavyavasyapana, Arghasamkhyapana, Ashrvatthodyapana, Ashvatthodyapana, Ayapana, Bhakshyamalyapana, Bhakshyapana, Bhargavavratodyapana, Bhimasenadvadashivratodyapana, Bhritadhyapana, Bhritakadhyapana, Bhrityadhyapana, Budhashtamivratodyapana, Budhyapana.
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Charaka Samhita (English translation) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
Chapter 12 - The remaining best kinds of Enema (uttara-basti-siddhi) < [Siddhisthana (Siddhi Sthana) — Section on Successful Treatment]
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Chapter 30 - The therapeutics of Gynecic Disorders (yoni-vyapad-cikitsa) < [Cikitsasthana (Cikitsa Sthana) — Section on Therapeutics]
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 3.2.289 < [Chapter 2 - Description of the Lord’s Travel Through Bhuvaneśvara and Other Placesto Jagannātha Purī]
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Text 2 < [Chapter 3 - Tṛtīya-yāma-sādhana (Pūrvāhna-kālīya-bhajana–niṣṭhā-bhajana)]
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Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)