Acyutasthala, Acyuta-sthala: 4 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Acyutasthala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Achyutasthala.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Acyutasthala (अच्युतस्थल).—This is an ancient village in India. In ancient times Śūdras of mixed castes inhabited this region. (Mahābhārata Vana Parva, Chapter 129, Verse 9).

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Acyutasthala (अच्युतस्थल) refers to the name of a Spot mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VIII.30.42). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Acyutasthala) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Acyutasthala (अच्युतस्थल).—Name of a place in the Punjab.

Derivable forms: acyutasthalam (अच्युतस्थलम्).

Acyutasthala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms acyuta and sthala (स्थल).

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

Acyutasthala (अच्युतस्थल):—[=a-cyuta-sthala] [from a-cyuta] n. Name of a place in the Pañjāb, [Mahābhārata]

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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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