Dhyanastha, Dhyānastha, Dhyana-stha: 4 definitions


Dhyanastha 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dhyānastha (ध्यानस्थ).—a (S) In poetry and vulgo dhyānasta a Absorbed in meditation (esp. upon the Deity). Ex. dēva āṇi bhakta || tanmaya atidhyānasta ||. 2 Lost in thought; abstracted or absent.

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

dhyānastha (ध्यानस्थ).—a Absorbed in meditation. Lost in thought.

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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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhyānastha (ध्यानस्थ).—a. absorbed in meditation; lost in thought.

Dhyānastha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhyāna and stha (स्थ).

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

Dhyānastha (ध्यानस्थ):—[=dhyāna-stha] [from dhyāna > dhyai] ([Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]) mfn. absorbed in m°.

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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. 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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