Pratishtheti, Pratiṣṭheti: 1 definition
Pratishtheti 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 Pratiṣṭheti can be transliterated into English as Pratistheti or Pratishtheti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Languages of India and abroad
Pratiṣṭheti (प्रतिष्ठेति).—[, according to Lefm. Lalitavistara 317.5 (prose) with all mss., but read praviṣṭeti = °ṭā iti with Calcutta (see LV.): mama camū bodhisattvasya vadanaṃ praviṣṭeti manyamānaḥ prapalānaḥ…, confirmed by Tibetan (which Foucaux fails to understand) bdag gi dpuṅ byaṅ chub sems dpaḥi khaḥi naṅ du zhugs so sñam du sems śiṅ bdud bros par gyur pa daṅ, thinking in his mind, My army has entered the mouth of the Bodhisattva! (compare Bh.G. 11.27), the demon (Māra), while taking flight…]
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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