Upasthanashala, Upasthānaśālā, Upasthana-shala: 4 definitions


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

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

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.

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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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

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

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

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

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

Upasthānaśālā (उपस्थानशाला):—[=upa-sthāna-śālā] [from upa-sthāna > upa-sthā] f. the assembly-room (of a monastery), [Buddhist literature]

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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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