Glossary Of Sanskrit Terms T-Z

Udara – magnanimous.
Uddhava – a learned disciple of Brhaspati and confidential friend of Lord Krsna in Dvaraka.
Ugra-karma – evil activities.
Ugrasena – the king of the Yadu dynasty.
Ujjvala-nilamani – a Sanskrit work that describes the complete science of [madhurya-rasa,] the conjugal relationship with Lord Krsna. It was compiled by Srila Rupa Gosvami in the sixteenth century.

A famous football player in the United States who recently retired was discussing the particular event that made him decide to quit playing. He had been running with the football toward the goal, with two tacklers chasing him. As his legs started giving out, he thought, “Come on, you old legs—don’t give out on me now!” This is like a race car driver who talks to his car: “Keep on going, Betsy—don’t let me down now!” In other words, you use your body as a type of vehicle; but like all vehicles, it is bound to break down sooner or later.
Science of Identity Foundation – Siddhaswarupananda

Uma – [See:] Durga
Upadesamrta – a short Sanskrit work by Rupa Gosvami containing important instructions about devotional service to Lord Krsna.
Upadhis – material designations.
Upananda – the brother of Nanda Maharaja and oldest and the most knowledgeable of the cowherd men of Gokula Vrndavana.
Upanisads – 108 philosophical works that appear within the [Vedas].
Upasana-kanda – the portions of the [Vedas] dealing with ceremonies of worship, especially demigod worship.
Upasya – worshipable.
Upendra – Vamanadeva, who appears as the younger brother of Indra.
Urugaya – the Supreme Lord, who is worshiped by sublime prayers.
Urukrama-the Supreme Lord, who takes large steps (especially as the dwarf – [brahmana] incarnation, Vamanadeva).
Urvasi – a woman from the heavenly planets who became enamored of King Pururava.
Utkala – the eldest son of Dhruva Maharaja.
Uttama – the brother of Dhruva Maharaja.
Uttamasloka – the Supreme Lord, Krsna, who is worshiped by select poetry.
Uttanapada – the king who was a son of Svayambhuva Manu and the father of Dhruva Maharaja.