Uposhana, Upoṣaṇa: 11 definitions
Uposhana means something in 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.
Uposhana has 9 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Upoṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Uposana or Uposhana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Upoṣaṇa (उपोषण):—(von vas, vasati mit upa) n. Fasten [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 2, 7, 10.]
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Upoṣaṇa (उपोषण):—[Kathāsaritsāgara 63, 57. 76. 82.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Upoṣaṇa (उपोषण):—n. Fasten.
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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Starts with: Uposhanamgey.
Search found 3 books and stories containing Uposhana, Upoṣaṇa, Uposana, Upōṣaṇa; (plurals include: Uposhanas, Upoṣaṇas, Uposanas, Upōṣaṇas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 227 - Special Injunctions regarding the Pilgrimage < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 35 - Sadācāra (Conduct of the Good) < [Section 1 - Pūrvārdha]
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)