Upasthanashala, aka: Upasthānaśālā, Upasthana-shala; 3 Definition(s)

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Upasthanashala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

The Sanskrit term Upasthānaśālā can be transliterated into English as Upasthanasala or Upasthanashala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

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Upasthāna-śālā.—(LL), hall of reception. Note: upasthāna-śālā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Upasthānaśālā (उपस्थानशाला).—An assembly-room (in monastery); Buddha.

Upasthānaśālā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms upasthāna and śālā (शाला).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upasthānaśālā (उपस्थानशाला).—(= Sanskrit °na-gṛha, Pali upaṭṭhāna-sālā), hall of meeting (for monks): Divy 207.12 ff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit 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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