Thita, aka: Ṭhita; 3 Definition(s)


Thita means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Buddhism


ṭhita : (pp. of tiṭṭhati) stood; stayed; stationary; immovable; one who stays.

(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Ṭhita, (pp. of tiṭṭhati=Gr. statόs, Lat. status, Celt. fossad (firm)) standing, i.e. (see ṭhāna I) either upright (opp. nisinna, etc.), or immovable, or being, behaving in general. In the latter function often (with ger.) pleonastic for finite verb (cp. ṭhapita);— resting in, abiding in (-° or with Loc.); of time: lasting, enduring; fig. steadfast, firm, controlled: amissīkatam ev’assa cittaṃ hoti, ṭhitaṃ ānejjappattaṃ A. III, 377=IV. 404; tassa ṭhito va kāyo hoti thitaṃ cittaṃ (firm, unshaken) S. V, 74=Nd2 475 B2;— D. I, 135 (khema°); A. I, 152; Sn. 250 (dhamme); It. 116 sq. (ṭh. caranto nisinna sayāna); J. I, 167; 279; III, 53.—with ger. : nahātvā ṭh. & nivāsetvā ṭh. (after bathing & dressing) J. I, 265; dārakaṃ gahetvā th. J. VI, 336. Cp. saṇ°.

—atta self-controlled, composed, steadfast D. I, 57 (+gatatta yatatta; expl. at DA. I, 168 by suppatiṭṭhitacitto); S. I, 48; III, 46; A. II, 5; IV, 93, 428; Sn. 370 (+parinibbuta), 359 (id. expl. at SnA 359 by lokadhammehi akampaneyya-citta); Pug. 62; —kappin (adj.) (for kappa-*ṭhitin) standing or waiting a whole kappa Pug. 13 (expl. at Pug. A 187 by ṭhitakappo assa atthī ti; kappaṃ ṭhapetuṃ samattho ti attho); —citta (adj.) of controlled heart (=°atta) D. II, 157≈; —dhamma (adj.) everlasting, eternal (of mahāsamudda, the great ocean) Vin. II, 237= A. IV, 198. (Page 290)

(Source): Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

thiṭā (थिटा).—a Short, scant, of deficient length: also of deficient girth or width. 2 Shortcoming or deficient more gen.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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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