Dhyananishtha, Dhyānaniṣṭha, Dhyana-nishtha: 4 definitions



Dhyananishtha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Dhyānaniṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Dhyananistha or Dhyananishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dhyananishtha in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dhyānaniṣṭha (ध्याननिष्ठ).—a (S) Contemplative, meditative, ever engaged in abstract meditation.

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

dhyānaniṣṭha (ध्याननिष्ठ).—a Contemplative, meditative.

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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

[«previous next»] — Dhyananishtha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhyānaniṣṭha (ध्याननिष्ठ).—a. lost in thought, absorbed in meditation, contemplative.

Dhyānaniṣṭha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhyāna and niṣṭha (निष्ठ). See also (synonyms): dhyānatatpara, dhyānapara.

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

Dhyānaniṣṭha (ध्याननिष्ठ):—[=dhyāna-niṣṭha] [from dhyāna > dhyai] ([Rāmāyaṇa]) mfn. engaged in meditation, thoughtful.

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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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