Gandasthala, Gaṇḍasthala, Ganda-sthala: 7 definitions

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Gandasthala 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

gaṇḍasthala (गंडस्थल).—n (S) An elephant's cheek or temple: also a cheek or a side of the face gen.

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

gaṇḍasthala (गंडस्थल).—n An elephant's cheek or temple.

context information

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

Gaṇḍasthala (गण्डस्थल).—

1) the cheek, the temples of an elephant.

2) temple-region (in general); कण्डूलद्विपगण्डपिण्डकषणम् (kaṇḍūladvipagaṇḍapiṇḍakaṣaṇam) U.2.9; Māl.9.31.

Derivable forms: gaṇḍasthalam (गण्डस्थलम्).

Gaṇḍasthala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gaṇḍa and sthala (स्थल). See also (synonyms): gaṇḍadeśa, gaṇḍapradeśa, gaṇḍapālī, gaṇḍapiṇḍa.

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Gaṇḍasthala (गण्डस्थल).—

1) the cheek; गण्डस्थलेषु मदवारिषु (gaṇḍasthaleṣu madavāriṣu) Pt.1.123; Ś. Til.7; गण्डस्थलीः प्रोषितपत्रलेखाः (gaṇḍasthalīḥ proṣitapatralekhāḥ) R.6.72; Amaru.82.

2) temples of an elephant.

Derivable forms: gaṇḍasthalam (गण्डस्थलम्).

Gaṇḍasthala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gaṇḍa and sthala (स्थल). See also (synonyms): gaṇḍasthalī.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gaṇḍasthala (गण्डस्थल).—nf. (-laḥ-lī) The cheek. E. gaṇḍa and sthala place.

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

Gaṇḍasthala (गण्डस्थल).—n., and f. , 1. the cheek, Śṛngārat. 7 (la); [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 199, 2 (). 2. an elephant’s temple, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 139. Jaghana-sthalī, f. the buttcks, [Śiśupālavadha] 9, 45.

Gaṇḍasthala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gaṇḍa and sthala (स्थल).

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

Gaṇḍasthala (गण्डस्थल).—[neuter] [feminine] (adj. —° [feminine] ā & ī) cheek (lit. place or region of the cheeks).

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

Gaṇḍasthala (गण्डस्थल):—[=gaṇḍa-sthala] [from gaṇḍa > gaṇḍ] n. (ifc. f(ā or ī). ) = -deśa, [Mālavikāgnimitra; Bhartṛhari] : [Pañcatantra] etc.

context information

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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