Hridistha, Hṛdistha: 5 definitions


Hridistha means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

The Sanskrit term Hṛdistha can be transliterated into English as Hrdistha or Hridistha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: OSU Press: Cakrasamvara Samadhi

Hṛdistha (हृदिस्थ) refers to “residing in the heart”, according to the Cakrasaṃvara Samādhi [i.e., Cakrasamvara Meditation] ritual often performed in combination with the Cakrasaṃvara Samādhi, which refers to the primary pūjā and sādhanā practice of Newah Mahāyāna-Vajrayāna Buddhists in Nepal.—Accordingly, “A small Hūṃ in the heart (hṛdistha), a small Hūṃ seal of light, sparkling together, Abiding in Akaniṣṭha paradise, fully accomplished, existing from eternity, Thrice sacred Cakrasaṃvara, attract her equally near to (one’s) navel”.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Hridistha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Hṛdistha (हृदिस्थ).—[adjective] being in the heart.

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

1) Hṛdistha (हृदिस्थ):—[=hṛdi-stha] [from hṛdi > hṛd] mfn. being in the heart, [Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad; Suśruta] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] beloved, dear, [Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Hridistha in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Hridistha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Hṛdistha (ಹೃದಿಸ್ಥ):—[adjective] that is seated in the bottom of one’s heart; not expressed.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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