Amukhisthita, Āmukhīsthita, Amukhi-sthita: 1 definition


Amukhisthita 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.

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Āmukhīsthita (आमुखीस्थित).—ppp. (compare prec. items and especially āmukha), situated facing or in the presence of (with acc.): Gaṇḍavyūha 241.11 (verse) tathāgataḥ sattva sarvi (acc. pl.) samam āmukhīsthitaḥ, facing (or in the presence of) all creatures at once. (Perhaps in the minds of, but in the sense that he knows their minds.)

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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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