Supratishthita, Supratiṣṭhita, Supratīṣṭhitā, Su-pratishthita: 7 definitions
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The Sanskrit terms Supratiṣṭhita and Supratīṣṭhitā can be transliterated into English as Supratisthita or Supratishthita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Supratīṣṭhitā (सुप्रतीष्ठिता).—An Apsaras.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 69. 6.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Kavya (poetry)Source: Wisdom Library: Kathāsaritsāgara
Supratiṣṭhita (सुप्रतिष्ठित) is the name of city located in Pratiṣṭhāna, where a Brāhman named Somaśarman lived, whose story is related in the ‘story of Guṇāḍhya’, according to the Kathāsaritsāgara chapter 6.
The Kathāsaritsāgara (‘ocean of streams of story’), mentioning Supratiṣṭhita, is a famous Sanskrit epic story revolving around prince Naravāhanadatta and his quest to become the emperor of the vidyādharas (celestial beings). The work is said to have been an adaptation of Guṇāḍhya’s Bṛhatkathā consisting of 100,000 verses, which in turn is part of a larger work containing 700,000 verses.
Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
-taḥ the Udumbara tree.
Supratiṣṭhita is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and pratiṣṭhita (प्रतिष्ठित).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Supratiṣṭhita (सुप्रतिष्ठित).—(1) name of a former Buddha: Mahāvastu iii.230.12 f.; (2) name of a devaputra, one of the 16 guardians of the bodhimaṇḍa: Lalitavistara 277.13 (text °sthita); (3) name of a yakṣa, companion of Chandaka: Mahāvastu ii.161.3; (4) name of a samādhi: Mahāvyutpatti 563; Śatasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 1420.4; of a ‘bodhisattva- samādhi’, Mahāvyutpatti 738; Gaṇḍavyūha 122.16; (5) name of a nāga: Mahāvyutpatti [Page600-b+ 71] 3351; Mahā-Māyūrī 247.10; Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya i.240.9 ff.; (6) name of a monk: Gaṇḍavyūha 67.18 ff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Consecrated. 2. Celebrated. E. su, and pratiṣṭhā to consecrate, kta aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Supratiṣṭhita (सुप्रतिष्ठित).—= [preceding] [adjective]; well grounded or situated.
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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Partial matches: Pratishthita.
Starts with: Supratishthitabuddhi, Supratishthitacarana, Supratishthitacaritra, Supratishthitacharana, Supratishthitacharitra, Supratishthitapada, Supratishthitapanipadatala, Supratishthitapanipadatalata, Supratishthitasana.
Ends with: Samadhirajasupratishthita.
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