Tatastha, Taṭastha, Tata-stha: 7 definitions


Tatastha 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

taṭastha (तटस्थ).—a (S Standing on the bank.) Indifferent, neutral, inclined to neither party or side. 2 One inhabiting the coast, or dwelling on the margin of a river. 3 pop. taṭasta Standing still, pausing, suspended, not proceeding. 4 also taṭasta Awaiting intently; fixed in expectation.

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tāṭastha (ताटस्थ).—ad (Properly taṭastha) Remaining still, not proceeding.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

taṭastha (तटस्थ).—a Indifferent. Standing still. Awaiting intently. One inhabiting the coast.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Taṭastha (तटस्थ).—a.

1) (lit.) situated on a bank or declivity.

2) (fig.) standing aloof, neutral, indifferent, alien, passive; तटस्थः स्वानर्थान् घटयति च मौनं च भजते (taṭasthaḥ svānarthān ghaṭayati ca maunaṃ ca bhajate) Māl.1.14; तटस्थं नैराश्यात् (taṭasthaṃ nairāśyāt) U.3.13; मया तटस्थस्त्वमुपद्रुतोसि (mayā taṭasthastvamupadrutosi) N.3.55. (where taṭastha has sense 1 also).

-sthaḥ an indifferent person, one neither a friend nor a foe.

-stham that property or लक्षण (lakṣaṇa) of a thing which is distinct from its nature, and yet is the property by which it is known; e. g. गन्धवत्त्व (gandhavattva) in the case of पृथ्वी (pṛthvī).

Taṭastha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms taṭa and stha (स्थ).

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

Taṭastha (तटस्थ).—mfn.

(-sthaḥ-sthā-sthaṃ) 1. Indifferent, alien, neuter. 2. Situated on the bank or shore. m.

(-sthaḥ) An indifferent person, one neither a friend nor a foe. n.

(-sthaṃ) That property which is distinct from the nature of any thing, yet is the faculty by which it is known: in other words, spiritual essence unconnected with bodily wants or passions. E. taṭa a bank, a weight, and stha who stands. taṭe mamīpe tiṣṭhati sthā-ka .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Taṭastha (तटस्थ).—[taṭa-stha], adj. Indifferent, [Mālatīmādhava, (ed. Calc.)] 7, 10.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Taṭastha (तटस्थ).—[adjective] standing on a slope, bank or shore; also = madhyastha q.v.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Taṭastha (तटस्थ):—[=taṭa-stha] [from taṭa] mfn. standing on a declivity or bank, [Naiṣadha-carita iii, 55]

2) [v.s. ...] = -sthita, [Mālatīmādhava; Naiṣadha-carita iii, 55]

3) [v.s. ...] m. an indifferent person (neither friend nor foe), [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] n. a property distinct from the nature of the body and yet that by which it is known, spiritual essence, [Vedāntak.]

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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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