Tamahsthita, Tamaḥsthita: 3 definitions
Tamahsthita 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.
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(-taṃ) A hell, one of the lowest divisions of hell. E. tamas, and sthita placed.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tamaḥsthita (तमःस्थित):—[=tamaḥ-sthita] [from tamaḥ > tam] n. ‘situated in darkness’, Name of a hell, [Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tamaḥsthita (तमःस्थित):—[tamaḥ-sthita] (taṃ) 1. n. Lowest hell.
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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