Sthirapratishtha, Sthirapratiṣṭhā, Sthira-pratishtha: 2 definitions


Sthirapratishtha 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.

The Sanskrit term Sthirapratiṣṭhā can be transliterated into English as Sthirapratistha or Sthirapratishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sthirapratiṣṭhā (स्थिरप्रतिष्ठा).—f (S) The establishing of the Devata (the divinity) on or in an image &c., not for any passing occasion, but so that the image shall not be removable without its suffering the loss of it. 2 Hence A permanent residence at any place.

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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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sthirapratiṣṭhā (स्थिरप्रतिष्ठा).—fixed residence or abode.

Sthirapratiṣṭhā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sthira and pratiṣṭhā (प्रतिष्ठा).

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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. 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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