Abhisarasthana, Abhisārasthāna, Abhisara-sthana: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhisārasthāna (अभिसारस्थान).—a place fit for making appointments; see under अभिसारिका (abhisārikā) below.

Derivable forms: abhisārasthānam (अभिसारस्थानम्).

Abhisārasthāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms abhisāra and sthāna (स्थान).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhisārasthāna (अभिसारस्थान):—[=abhi-sāra-sthāna] [from abhi-sāra > abhi-sṛ] n. a place of rendezvous (of lovers), [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhisārasthāna (अभिसारस्थान):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-nam) A locality adapted for as-signations. [The Sāhityadarpaṇa recommends the following eight places for lovers to meet: a field, a garden, templeruins, the house of a procuress, a forest, a place of pilgrimage, a cemetery, the bank of rivers (&c.); but thinks that occasionally any dark place will do: kṣetraṃ vāṭī bhagnadevālayo dūtīgṛhaṃ vanam . mālayaṃ ca śmaśānaṃ ca nadyādīnāṃ taṭī tathā . evaṃ kṛtābhisārāṇāṃ puṃścalīnāṃ vinodane . sthānānyaṣṭau tathā dhvāntacchanneṣu kvacidāśrayaḥ. The rhetorico-musical work Saṅgītadāmodara improves the enumeration in mentioning: ‘a bower, a grove, a park, a ditch (without water), a place where water is distributed, an attic, a hemp-field, the bank of a river, a thorny spot, a building ground, a house in the neighbourhood of a town, the ruins of a college and so on’, these having been the places where the cowherdesses made their appointments with Kṛṣṇa: nikubjakānanodyānanirambuparikhāprapāḥ . aṭṭālikāśaṇakṣetradhunīrodhāḥ (Ms. Paris. B. 155; Ms. E. I. H. 1486: aṭṭālikā gavākṣaśca—‘a window’—dhunīrodhaḥ) sakaṇṭakāḥ . vāṭīparisarāgārapaścādbhagnamaṭhādayaḥ . ete pradeśāḥ saṃketasthānāni muravidviṣaḥ . yatrā- (Ms. E. I. H. atrā-) bhisāraṃ kurvanti devyā vallavavallabhāḥ. Compare e. g. the third story of the Vetalapañchaviṃśati.—Also called saṃketasthāna.] Comp. also the following article. E. abhisāra and sthāna.

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