Mahasthama, Mahāsthāma: 1 definition
Mahasthama means something in 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.
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Mahāsthāma (महास्थाम).—name of a Bodhisattva: (Ārya-)Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa 576.15; almost certainly short form for next, m.c.; in same line Samanta, q.v., for Samantabhadra.
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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Starts with: Mahasthamaprapta, Mahasthamapraptalokeshvara.
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