Basti: 10 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Basti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Google Books: Essentials of Ayurveda

Basti (बस्ति, “urinary bladder”) is the receptacle of urine which contains urine formed in vṛkka (‘kidneys’) through the two ureters and releases it through urethra.

Source: archive.org: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Basti (बस्ति) refers to “clyster”, and is mentioned in verse 1.25 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—The terms basti (“clyster”), vireka (“cathartic”), and vamana (“vomitive”) have been paraphrased by mas-btaṅ (“moving-downward drug”), bkru-sman (“washing-off drug”) and slon-sman (“thrusting-out drug”) respectively. Instead of mas-btaṅ, CD read mas-gtoṅ throughout.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

basti (बस्ति).—f m S The hypogastric and pubic region, the lower belly. 2 or bastiyantra n bastinalikā f or bastīcī naḷī f A clyster-pipe; a bag made of bladder or gut with a nozzle.

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bastī (बस्ती).—f A temple of the jaina sect. Ex. jarīṃ lāgalā pāṭhīṃ hastī tarīṃ na righāvēṃ bastīṃ.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

basti (बस्ति).—f m The hypogastric and public region, the lower belly.

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bastī (बस्ती).—f A temple of jaina sect.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Basti (बस्ति).—f. (q. v. vastiḥ) The abdomen, the lower belly; 'मूत्राशयपुटो बस्तिः (mūtrāśayapuṭo bastiḥ)' Ratnamālā; स्वर्णभ्रुवं वारणबस्तिकोशम् (svarṇabhruvaṃ vāraṇabastikośam) (rājasutam) Bu. Ch.1.66; अकूपारो बस्तिश्चरणमपि पातालमिति वै (akūpāro bastiścaraṇamapi pātālamiti vai) Viṣṇumahimna 23.

Derivable forms: bastiḥ (बस्तिः).

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

Basti (बस्ति).—v. vasti.

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

Basti (बस्ति):—etc. See vasti.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Basti (बस्ति):—m. Schreibart der Bomb. Ausg. des [Mahābhārata] für vasti Blase , Harnblase.

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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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