Yupaksha, Yūpākṣa: 4 definitions
Yupaksha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Yūpākṣa can be transliterated into English as Yupaksa or Yupaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
1) Yūpākṣa (यूपाक्ष).—A military commander of Rāvaṇa. In the battle between Śrī Rāma and Rāvaṇa, he was killed by Hanūmān. (Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa, Sundara Kāṇḍa, 46: 32).
2) Yūpākṣa (यूपाक्ष).—A Rākṣasa. In the battle between Śrī Rāma and Rāvaṇa, this Rākṣasa was killed by the monkey Mainda. (Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa, Yuddha Kāṇḍa 76: 34).
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yūpākṣa (यूपाक्ष):—[from yūpa] m. Name of a Rākṣasa, [Rāmāyaṇa]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Yūpākṣa (यूपाक्ष):—oder yūpākhya m. Nomen proprium eines Rākṣasa.
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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The Ramayana of Valmiki (by Hari Prasad Shastri)
Chapter 76 - The Prowess of Angada and Kumbha: Kumbha is slain < [Book 6 - Yuddha-kanda]
Chapter 46 - Hanuman annihilates five Generals and their Forces < [Book 5 - Sundara-kanda]
Chapter 60 - The Titans rouse Kumbhakarna < [Book 6 - Yuddha-kanda]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)