Vyasapitha, aka: Vyāsapīṭha, Vyasa-pitha; 3 Definition(s)
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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 Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vyāsapīṭha (व्यासपीठ).—n The seat of the vyāsa. The stool on which the purāṇika sits.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
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).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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