Vyasapitha, Vyāsapīṭha, Vyasa-pitha: 3 definitions


Vyasapitha 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

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vyāsapīṭha (व्यासपीठ).—n (S) The stool or seat on which sits the expounder of a Puran̤: also the stool on which the book is placed.

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

vyāsapīṭha (व्यासपीठ).—n The seat of the vyāsa. The stool on which the purāṇika sits.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vyāsapīṭha (व्यासपीठ).—the seat of the an expounder of the Purāṇas

Derivable forms: vyāsapīṭham (व्यासपीठम्).

Vyāsapīṭha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vyāsa and pīṭha (पीठ).

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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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