Tristhana, aka: Tri-sthana, Tristhāna; 3 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Tristhāna (त्रिस्थान).—Of the lord—Divya, Āntarikṣa and Bhauma.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 23. 104, 107.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tristhana in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [T] · next »

Tristhāna (त्रिस्थान).—the head, neck and chest together; तन्त्रीलयसमायुक्तं त्रिस्थानकरणान्वितम् (tantrīlayasamāyuktaṃ tristhānakaraṇānvitam) Rām.7.71.15. -a.

1) having 3 dwelling places.

2) extending through the 3 worlds.

Derivable forms: tristhānam (त्रिस्थानम्).

Tristhāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and sthāna (स्थान).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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