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उपायन

upâ'yana [ upAyana ]


n. the act of coming near, approach, RV. ii, 28, 2

going to a teacher, becoming a pupil, initiation, ŚBr. xiv; Āp. i, 1, 5

engaging ( in any religious observance ), undertaking, ŚBr. xi; KātyŚr.

an offer, present, gift, MBh.; BhP.; Śak. etc.