Sthapaniya, Sthāpanīya: 8 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Sthapaniy.

In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Sthapaniya in Mahayana glossary
Source: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

Sthāpanīya (स्थापनीय) refers to “(that which) should be let alone”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly, “[...] Ratnaśrī said: ‘Son of good family, why did the Tathāgata come?’ Gaganagañja said: ‘Something like that should be let alone (sthāpanīya)’. Ratnaśrī said: ‘What is this letting alone?’ Gaganagañja said: ‘Because the absolute truth (dharmadhātu) is in accordance with its proper place’ [...]”

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

sthāpanīya (स्थापनीय).—a S (Proper or suitable) to be placed, set, laid, fixed, established, erected, appointed, ordained, substantiated &c. See the noun.

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

sthāpanīya (स्थापनीय).—a (Proper) to be placed, fixed, &c.

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

Sthāpanīya (स्थापनीय).—a.

1) To be fixed, established &c.

2) To be treated with tonics.

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

Sthāpanīya (स्थापनीय).—[adjective] to be fixed or kept.

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

1) Sthāpanīya (स्थापनीय):—[from sthā] mfn. to be fixed or established in a place, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

2) [v.s. ...] to be kept (as a cat etc.), [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] to be treated with tonics or strengthening remedies, [Suśruta]

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Sthapaniya in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sthapaniya in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Sthāpanīya (स्थापनीय) [Also spelled sthapaniy]:—(a) worth being propounded/established/installed/founded; hence ~[] (nf).

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