Malavishtambha, Malaviṣṭambha, Mala-vishtambha: 2 definitions
Malavishtambha 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.
The Sanskrit term Malaviṣṭambha can be transliterated into English as Malavistambha or Malavishtambha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Derivable forms: malaviṣṭambhaḥ (मलविष्टम्भः).
Malaviṣṭambha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mala and viṣṭambha (विष्टम्भ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Malaviṣṭambha (मलविष्टम्भ):—[=mala-viṣṭambha] [from mala] m. constipation (of the feces), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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