Sthiramati, Sthira-mati: 9 definitions



Sthiramati means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: The Chronological History of Buddhism

Sthiramati (910-830 BCE) was the son of a merchant in Dandakaranya in the South. He became the disciple of Vasubandhu at the age of seven. He learnt the Abhidharma of Mahayana and Hinayana. He wrote commentaries on the works of Vasubandhu.

India history and geography

Source: The Chronological History of Tibetan Buddhism

Sthiramati (925-850 BCE).—Though Buddhism was introduced in Tibet during the time of Samantabhadra (16th century BCE) but Acharya Vetalakshema [Garab Dorje] (1321-1221 BCE) was the first teacher of Tibetan Buddhism. It appears that early Tibetan Buddhists followed Indian Buddhist scholars like Sthiramati.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Sthiramati (स्थिरमति).—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.

Sthiramati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sthira and mati (मति). See also (synonyms): sthirātman, sthiracitta, sthiracetas, sthiradhī, sthirabuddhi.

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

Sthiramati (स्थिरमति).—name of a teacher: Mahāvyutpatti 3484.

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

Sthiramati (स्थिरमति).—mfn. (-tiḥ-tiḥ-ti) Steady, firm, deliberate. E. sthira, mati mind.

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

Sthiramati (स्थिरमति).—[adjective] = [preceding]; [feminine] firmness, resoluteness.

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

1) Sthiramati (स्थिरमति):—[=sthira-mati] [from sthira > sthā] f. a firm mind, steadfastness, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. firm-minded, steady, [Bhagavad-gītā]

3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a Bhikṣu, [Buddhist literature]

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

Sthiramati (स्थिरमति):—[sthira-mati] (tiḥ) a. Of steady purpose.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Sthiramati (स्थिरमति):—1. f. ein fester Sinn, Standhaftigkeit [Koṣṭhīpradīpa im Śabdakalpadruma]

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Sthiramati (स्थिरमति):—2.

1) adj. festen Sinnes, standhaft [Oxforder Handschriften 193,a,6.] —

2) m. Nomen proprium eines Bhikṣu [Hiouen-Thsang 2, 46. 164.] [WASSILJEW 59 u.s.w.] [TĀRAN. 55 u.s.w.] [Lebensbeschreibung Śākyamuni’s 310 (80).]

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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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