Tapahsthali, Tapaḥsthalī, Tapas-sthali: 3 definitions

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Tapahsthali 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tapaḥsthalī (तपःस्थली).—

1) a seat of religious austerity.

2) Name of Benares.

Tapaḥsthalī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tapas and sthalī (स्थली).

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

Tapaḥsthalī (तपःस्थली).—f. (-lī) A name of Benares. E. tapas religious austerities, and sthala soil, place, fem. affix ṅīṣ.

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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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