Svadhishthita, Svadhiṣṭhita, Sv-adhishthita: 2 definitions



Svadhishthita 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.

The Sanskrit term Svadhiṣṭhita can be transliterated into English as Svadhisthita or Svadhishthita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Svadhishthita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Svadhiṣṭhita (स्वधिष्ठित):—[=sv-adhiṣṭhita] [from sv-adhiṣṭhāna] mfn. good to be stood on or lived in ([accusative]), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] well-guided (as an elephant), [Kāmandakīya-nītisāra]

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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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