Sthiracitta, Sthira-citta: 3 definitions



Sthiracitta 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Sthirachitta.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sthiracitta (स्थिरचित्त).—a.

1) firm-minded, steady in thought or resolve, resolute; न च योगविधेर्नवेतरः स्थिरधीरा परमात्मदर्शनात् (na ca yogavidhernavetaraḥ sthiradhīrā paramātmadarśanāt) R.8.22.

2) cool, calm, dispassionate.

Sthiracitta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sthira and citta (चित्त). See also (synonyms): sthirātman, sthiracetas, sthiradhī, sthirabuddhi, sthiramati.

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

Sthiracitta (स्थिरचित्त).—[adjective] firm-minded, constant.

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

Sthiracitta (स्थिरचित्त):—[=sthira-citta] [from sthira > sthā] ([Rāmāyaṇa]) ([Śiśupāla-vadha]) mfn. firm-minded, steady, resolute.

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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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