Pratishthapana, Pratiṣṭhāpana, Pratishtha-apana: 15 definitions



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Pratishthapana has 13 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Pratiṣṭhāpana can be transliterated into English as Pratisthapana or Pratishthapana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Pratishthapan.

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[«previous next»] — Pratishthapana in Sanskrit glossary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Pratiṣṭhāpana (प्रतिष्ठापन):—(vom caus. von sthā mit prati) n. das Aufstellen eines Götterbildes [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 59.] Unterschr. im Comm. [Bhaviṣyapurāna] in [Oxforder Handschriften 32,a,6.]

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Pratiṣṭhāpana (प्रतिष्ठापन):—das Feststellen, Begründen, Erhärten [SARVADARŚANAS. 52, 4.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Pratiṣṭhāpana (प्रतिष्ठापन):——

1) n. — a) das Aufstellen eines Götterbildes. — b) das Feststellen , Begründen , Erhärten.

2) f. ā Gegenbehauptung , die Aufstellung einer Antithese [Carakasaṃhitā 3,8.]

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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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