Samadhistha, Samādhistha, Samadhi-stha, Samadhishtha: 12 definitions

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Samadhistha 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Samadhistha in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Samādhistha (समाधिस्थ) refers to “entering into (spiritual contemplation)”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.24 (“Śiva consents to marry Pārvatī”).—Accordingly, after Śiva spoke to Viṣṇu: “O sage, after saying this, Śiva became silent and entered into spiritual contemplation [i.e., samādhistha]. Viṣṇu and other gods went back to their respective abodes”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samadhistha in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

samādhistha (समाधिस्थ).—a (S) corruptly samādhista a That has undergone samādhi q. v. 2 Absorbed in devout meditation. Ex. kiṃ śabdajāḷa nirasuni samasta || vēdasvarūpīṃ hōya samādhista ||. sa0 hōṇēṃ To be deceased;--used of a Sanyasi.

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

samādhistha (समाधिस्थ).—a That has undergone samādhi. Absorbed in devout meditation. samā- dhistha hōṇēṃ Be deceased-used of a sannyāsī.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samadhistha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Samādhistha (समाधिस्थ).—a. absorbed in meditation or contemplation.

Samādhistha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms samādhi and stha (स्थ).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Samadhiṣṭha (समधिष्ठ).—[, according to Lefm. Lalitavistara 257.14 (prose) adj., staying, presiding; but read with v.l. and Calcutta (see LV.) sama- dhiṣṭhāya, ger. (Tibetan gnas śiṅ): te (sc. gods, etc.) rātriṃ- divaṃ °ṣṭhā(ya) bodhisattvasya pūjāṃ kurvanti sma.]

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

Samādhistha (समाधिस्थ).—mfn.

(-sthaḥ-sthā-sthaṃ) Devoted to meditation. E. samādhi and stha who is.

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

Samādhistha (समाधिस्थ).—[samādhi-stha], adj. Devoted to meditation, [Pañcatantra] 162, 23.

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

Samādhistha (समाधिस्थ).—[adjective] abiding in contemplation.

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

1) Samadhiṣṭhā (समधिष्ठा):—[=sam-adhi-ṣṭhā] (√sthā) [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] -tiṣṭhati, te to stand over, preside, govern, guide, [Kāmandakīya-nītisāra];

—to administer, manage, [Mahābhārata];

—to mount upon, ascend, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

2) Samādhistha (समाधिस्थ):—[=sam-ādhi-stha] [from sam-ādhi > samā-dhā] mfn. absorbed in m°, [Pañcatantra]

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

Samādhistha (समाधिस्थ):—[samādhi-stha] (sthaḥ-sthā-sthaṃ) a. Given to meditation.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Samadhisthā (समधिस्था) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Samahiṭṭha.

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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»] — Samadhistha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Samādhistha (ಸಮಾಧಿಸ್ಥ):—[adjective] contemplating solemnly on sacred matters.

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Samādhistha (ಸಮಾಧಿಸ್ಥ):—

1) [noun] a man contemplating solemnly on sacred matters.

2) [noun] a saint who has voluntarily got burried while being still alive.

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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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