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"upanayana" has 1 results
upanayana: neuter vocative singular stem: upanayana
Monier-Williams Search
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Devanagari
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upanayanan. the act of leading to or near, bringing View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
upanayanan. employment, application View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
upanayanan. introduction (into any science) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
upanayanan. leading or drawing towards one's self View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
upanayanan. that ceremony in which a Guru draws a boy towards himself and initiates him into one of the three twice-born classes (one of the twelve saṃskāra-s or purificatory rites [prescribed in the dharma-- sūtra-s and explained in the gṛhya-- sūtra-s] in which the boy is invested with the sacred thread [different for the three castes] and thus endowed with second or spiritual birth and qualified to learn the veda- by heart;a Brahman is initiated in the eighth year [or seventh according to hiraṇyakeśin-;or eighth from conception, according to śāṅkhāyana- etc.], a kṣatriya- in the eleventh, a vaiśya- in the twelfth;but the term could be delayed) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
upanayanan. See p.201 View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
upanayanacintāmaṇim. Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
upanayanalakṣaṇan. Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
bhagavadupanayanan. "initiation of bhagavat-", Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
punarupanayanan. a second initiation of a Brahman (when the first has been vitiated by partaking of forbidden food; see punaḥ-saṃskāra-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
punarupanayanaprayogam. Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
punarupanayanavidhānan. Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
punarupanayanavidhim. Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
samupanayanan. the act of leading near to View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
Apte Search
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upanayanam उपनयनम् 1 Leading to or near. -2 Presenting, offering; धारासारोपनयनपरा नैगमाः सानुमन्तः V.4.13. -3 Investiture with the acred thread; गर्भाष्टमे ब्राह्मण उपनेय इत्युपनयनं संस्कारार्थम् Mbh.6.6.84. आसमावर्तनात्कुर्यात् कृतोपनयनो द्विजः Ms.2.18,173. -4 Employment, application. -5 Introduction (into any science).
Vedabase Search
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upanayana-ādi beginning with offering the sacred thread or training the conditioned soul to qualify as a bona fide brāhmaṇaSB 5.14.30
upanayana-ādi beginning with offering the sacred thread or training the conditioned soul to qualify as a bona fide brāhmaṇaSB 5.14.30
upanayanaiḥ and bringing homeSB 10.69.33
upanayanam Gāyatrī initiationSB 11.17.22
upanayanam His marriageSB 10.53.30
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upanayana noun (neuter) application (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
bringing (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
employment (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
introduction (into any science) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
leading or drawing towards one's self (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
that ceremony in which a Guru draws a boy towards himself and initiates him into one of the three twice-born classes; one of the twelve Saṃskāras (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the act of leading to or near (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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upanayana

one of the sixteen rites.

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upanayana

upanayanam   

hindūdharmānusāreṇa ṣoḍaśasaṃskāreṣu ekaḥ yasmin bālakaḥ yajñopavītaṃ dhārayati।

mama upanayanam navame varṣe abhavat।

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