Samsthapana, Saṃsthāpana: 10 definitions



Samsthapana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Sansthapan.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

saṃsthāpana (संस्थापन).—n (S) saṃsthāpanā f (S) The setting up, establishing, appointing (of a king, an idol, a religion &c.)

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

saṃsthāpana (संस्थापन).—n-f The setting up, establishing.

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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»] — Samsthapana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃsthāpana (संस्थापन).—1 Placing or keeping together, collecting.

2) Fixing, determining, regulating; कुर्वीत चैषां प्रत्यक्षमर्ध- संस्थापनं नृपः (kurvīta caiṣāṃ pratyakṣamardha- saṃsthāpanaṃ nṛpaḥ) Ms.8.42.

3) Establishment, confirmation; धर्मसंस्थापनार्थाय संभवामि युगे युगे (dharmasaṃsthāpanārthāya saṃbhavāmi yuge yuge) Bg.4.8.

5) Restraining, curbing.

6) A statute, regulation.

-nā 1 Restraining, curbing.

2) A means of calming or composing; संस्था- पना प्रियतरा विरहातुराणाम् (saṃsthā- panā priyatarā virahāturāṇām) Mk.3.3.

Derivable forms: saṃsthāpanam (संस्थापनम्).

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

Saṃsthāpana (संस्थापन).—(nt.; compare Sanskrit id.), determination, defini- tion, establishment (of the Doctrine); Burnouf, démonstration (good!); Kern, exhortation (less likely): °naṃ kurvati Śākyasiṃho bhāṣiṣyate dharmasvabhāvamudrām Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 28.8 (verse). Tibetan yaṅ dag ḥjog, complete arrangement.

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

Saṃsthāpana (संस्थापन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Placing, fixing. 2. Establishing. 3. Collecting. 4. Restraining. f.

(-nā) Restraining, bringing back. E. sam before ṣṭhā to stay, causal v. aff. lyuṭ .

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

Saṃsthāpana (संस्थापन).—i. e. sam -sthā, [Causal.], + ana, n. 1. Collecting. 2. Placing. 3. Establishing, [Bhagavadgītā, (ed. Schlegel.)] 4, 8; fixing, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 2. ed. 87 14. 4. A regulation, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 402.

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

Saṃsthāpana (संस्थापन).—[neuter] fixing, establishing, settling; [feminine] ā supporting, comforting.

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

1) Saṃsthāpana (संस्थापन):—[=saṃ-sthāpana] [from saṃ-sthāpaka > saṃ-sthā] n. fixing, setting up, raising, erecting, [Mahābhārata; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] establishment, regulation (cf. argha-s), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

3) Saṃsthāpanā (संस्थापना):—[=saṃ-sthāpanā] [from saṃ-sthāpana > saṃ-sthāpaka > saṃ-sthā] f. comforting, encouraging, [Mṛcchakaṭikā]

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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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