Vyasasthali, Vyāsasthalī, Vyasa-sthali: 4 definitions

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Vyasasthali means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Vyasasthali in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Vyāsasthalī (व्यासस्थली).—An ancient holy place on the border of Kurukṣetra. It is said that because of his grief due to the separation of his son, Vyāsa tried to commit suicide at this place. He who visits this place would get the fruits of giving thousand cows as alms. (Mahābhārata Vana Parva, Chapter 83, Stanza 93).

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Vyāsasthalī (व्यासस्थली) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.81.81). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Vyāsa-sthalī) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vyasasthali in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vyāsasthalī (व्यासस्थली):—[=vy-āsa-sthalī] [from vy-āsa > vy-as] f. Name of a place, [Mahābhārata]

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Vyasasthali in German

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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 (even English!). 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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