The Joyous Meditation Teachings of Lorin Roche


Avastha-Go Down Into, reach down, stay, abide, enter, be absorbed (and more . . .)

yatra yatra mano yāti bāhye vābhyantare 'pi vā |
tatra tatra śiv
āvāsthā vyāpakatvāt kva yāsyati || 116 |

avasthā
ava- √ sthā [p= 106,1] [p= 105,3] [L=18389]
-tiṣṭhati (impf. -atiṣṭhat ; aor. Subj. -sthāt ; perf. A1. 3. sg. -tasthe ; perf. p. P. -tasthivás) to go down into (acc.) , reach down to (acc.) RV. S3Br.  ; 
(
aor. Subj. 2. pl. -sthāta) , to go away from (abl.) RV. v , 53 , 8  ; 
(
aor. Subj. 1. sg. -sthām) to be separated from or deprived of (abl.) RV. ii , 27 , 17 : A1. ( Pa1n2. 1-3 , 22 ; rarely P. e.g. Bhag. xiv , 23 BhP. &c ) to take one's stand , remain standing A1s3vGr2. &c  ; 
to stay , abide , stop at any place (
loc.) MBh. &c  ; 
to abide in a state or condition (
instr.) MBh. i , 5080 BhP. &c  ; 
(with
ind.p.) to remain or continue (doing anything) MBh. i , 5770 ; iii , 187 (ed. Bomb.) , &c  ; 
to be found , exist , be present
MBh. Ya1jn5. i , 272 , &c  ; 
(
perf. 1. sg. -tasthe) to fall to , fall into the possession of (dat.) RV. x , 48 , 5  ; 
to enter , be absorbed in in (
loc.) Mn. vi , 81  ; 
to penetrate (as sound or as fame)
MBh. xiii , 1 845 : Pass. -sthīyate , to be settled or fixed or chosen S3ak. : Caus. (generally ind.p. -sthāpya) to cause to stand or stop (as a carriage or an army &c ) , let behind MBh. &c  ; 
to place upon (
loc.) , fix , set , array A1s3vGr2. &c  ; 
to cause to enter or be absorbed in (
loc.) MBh. iii , 12502  ; 
to render solid or firm
R. v , 35 , 36  ; 
to establish (by arguments)
Comm. on Nya1yad. : Pass. Caus. -sthāpyate , to be kept firm [" to be separated " BR. ] BhP.
ava-sthā [L=18391]
appearance (in a court of justice) Mn. viii , 6o
ava-sthā [L=18392]
" stability , consistence " cf. anavastha
ava-sthā [L=18393]
state , condition , situation (five are distinguished in dramas Sa1h. ), circumstance of age ([ Pa1n2. v ,4 , 146 ; vi , 2 , i 15 , &c ]) or position , stage , degree
ava-sthā́ [L=18394]
the female organs of generation RV. v , 19 , 1.
(H1) P.
(H2B) f.
(H2B) f.
(H2B) f.
(H2B) f. pl.



sthā
Westergaard Dhatupatha links: 22.30
Whitney Roots links: sTA
sthā 1 [p= 1262,3] [p= 1262,2] [L=255316]
( Dha1tup. xxii , 30) ṣṭhati , °te (pf. tasthaú , tasthe RV. &c ; aor. ásthāt , ásthita ib. ; 3. pl. asthiran RV. AV. Br. ; āsthat [?] AV. ; asthii,°ata Br. &c ; Subj. sthāti , sthā́tha RV. ; Prec. stheyāt ib. ; stheam,°u [?] AV. ; sthāsīṣṭa Gr. ; fut. sthātā MBh. &c ; sthāsyati,°te Br. &c ; inf. sthā́tum ib. ; °tos Br. Gr2S3rS. ; -sthitum R. ; ind.p. sthitvā MBh. &c ; -sthā́ya RV. &c ; -sthāyam Bhat2t2. ) , to stand , stand firmly , station one's self , stand upon , get upon , take up a position on (with pādābhyām , " to stand on the feet " ; with jānubhyām , " to kneel " ; with agre or agratas and gen. , " to stand or present one's self before " ; with puras and with or without gen. , " to stand up against an enemy &c ") RV. &c  ; 
to stay , remain , continue in any condition or action (
e.g. with kanyā , " to remain a girl or unmarried " ; with ṣṇīm or with maunena instr. " to remain silent " ; with sukham , " to continue or feel well ") AV. &c  ; 
to remain occupied or engaged in , be intent upon , make a practice of , keep on , persevere in any act (with
loc. ; e.g. with rājye , " to continue governing " ; with śāsane , " to practise obedience " ; with bale , " to exercise power " ; with sva-dharme , " to do one's duty " ; with sva-karmai , " to keep to one's own business " ; with saśaye , " to persist in doubting " ; also with ind.p. e.g. dharmam āśritya , " to practise virtue ") AV. Mn. MBh. &c  ; 
to continue to be or exist (as
opp. to " perish ") , endure , last TS. Mn. MBh. &c  ; 
to be , exist , be present , be obtainable or at hand
AV. &c  ; 
to be with or at the disposal of , belong to (
dat. gen. , or loc.) Mn. MBh. &c  ; 
(
A1. mc. also P. cf. Pa1n2. 1-3 , 23 ; iv , 34) to stand by , abide by , be near to , be on the side of , adhere or submit to , acquiesce in , serve , obey (loc. or dat.) RV. &c  ; 
to stand still , stay quiet , remain stationary , stop , halt , wait , tarry , linger , hesitate (
» under sthitvā below) RV. &c  ; 
to behave or conduct one's self (with
samam , " to behave equally towards any one " loc.)  ; 
to be directed to or fixed on (
loc.) Hariv. Katha1s.  ; 
to be founded or rest or depend on , be contained in (
loc.) RV. AV. MBh.  ; 
to rely on , confide in (
loc. e.g. mayi sthitvā , " confiding in me ") Bhat2t2.  ; 
to stay at , resort to (
acc.) R.  ; 
to arise from (
abl. or gen.) RV. ChUp.  ; 
to desist or cease from (
abl.) Katha1s.  ; 
to remain unnoticed (as of no importance) , be left alone (only
Impv. and Pot.) Ka1v. Pan5cat. : Pass. sthīyate (aor. asthāyi) , to be stood &c (frequently used impers. e.g. mayā sthīyatām , " let it be abided by me " i.e. " I must abide ") Br. &c &c : Caus. sthāpayati , °te (aor. átiṣṭhipat ; ind.p. sthāpayitvā [q.v.] and -sthā́pam: Pass. sthāpyate) , to cause to stand , place , locate , set , lay , fix , station , establish , found , institute AV. &c  ; 
to set up , erect , raise , build
MBh. R.  ; 
to cause to continue , make durable , strengthen , confirm
MBh. R. Sus3r. &c  ; 
to prop up , support , maintain
MBh. Hcat.  ; 
to affirm , assent
Sa1h. Nya1yas. Sch.  ; 
to appoint (to any office
loc.) Mn. MBh. &c  ; 
to cause to be , constitute , make , appoint or employ as (two
acc. ; with dhātrīm , " to employ any one as a nurse " ; with rakā*rtham , " to appoint any one as guardian " ; with sajjam , " to make anything ready " ; with su-rakitam , " to keep anything well guarded " ; with svīktya , " to make anything one's own " ; with pariśeam , " to leave anything over or remaining ") S3vetUp. MBh. Ka1v. &c  ; 
to fix , settle , determine , resolve
Mn. MBh. &c  ; 
to fix in or on , lead or bring into , direct or turn towards (
loc. , rarely acc. ; with hdi , " to impress on the heart " ; with manas , " to fix the mind on ") AV. &c  ; 
to introduce or initiate into , instruct in (
loc. e.g. with naye , " to instruct in a plan or system ") MBh. Katha1s.  ; 
to make over or deliver up to (
loc. or haste with gen. , " into the hands of ") Ya1jn5. Ratna7v. Katha1s.  ; 
to give in marriage
MBh.  ; 
to cause to stand still , stop , arrest , check , hold , keep in , restrain (with
baddhvā , " to keep bound or imprisoned ") S3Br. &c  ; 
to place aside , keep , save , preserve
MBh. Hariv. : Desid. of Caus. -sthāpayiati (» sa-sthā): Desid. ṣṭhāsati , to wish to stand &c S3Br. : Intens. teṣṭhīyate  ; 
tāstheti,tāsthāti Gr. ([cf. Gk. -στάναι ; Lat. stare ; Lith. sto4ti ; Slav. stati ; Germ. sta7n , stehen ; Eng. stand.])
sthā́ [L=255336]
ṣṭhā́) mfn. (nom. m. n. sthā́s) standing , stationary (often ifc. = " standing , being , existing in or on or among " cf. agni-ṣṭ , tasthā &c ) RV. Pan5cavBr. S3a1n3khS3r.
(H1) cl.1 P. A1.
(H2) (or


avastha
ava-sthá [p= 106,1] [L=18390]
membrum virile AV. vii , 90 , 3 (cf. upá-stha)
(H2) m.


avastha
ava-sthá [p= 106,1] [L=18390]
membrum virile AV. vii , 90 , 3 (cf. upá-stha)
ava-sthā [p= 106,1] [L=18391]
appearance (in a court of justice) Mn. viii , 6o
ava-sthā [p= 106,1] [L=18392]
" stability , consistence " cf. anavastha
ava-sthā [p= 106,1] [L=18393]
state , condition , situation (five are distinguished in dramas Sa1h. ), circumstance of age ([ Pa1n2. v ,4 , 146 ; vi , 2 , i 15 , &c ]) or position , stage , degree
ava-sthā́ [p= 106,1] [L=18394]
the female organs of generation RV. v , 19 , 1.
(H2) m.
(H2B) f.
(H2B) f.
(H2B) f.
(H2B) f. pl.






avasthāna
ava-sthāna [p= 106,1] [L=18399]
standing , taking up one's place R. v , 5 , 18
106,1] [L=18400]
Pan5cat. Hit.
106,1] [L=18401]
Veda1ntas. Sa1h.
106,1] [L=18402]
Ra1jat. (cf. an-av°.)
(H2) n.
[p= situation , condition
[p= residing , abiding , dwelling
[p= stability


antarmadāvastha
antar--madā* vastha [p= 1313,1] [L=308272.1]
having latent or unmanifested ruttish desires, Ragh.
(H3) mfn.


avasthācatuṣṭaya
avasthā-catuṣṭaya [p= 106,1] [L=18395]
the four periods or states of human life (viz. childhood , youth , manhood , and old age).
(H3) n.


avasthātraya
avasthā-traya [p= 106,1] [L=18396]
the three states (viz. waking , dreaming , and sound sleep) Ra1matUp. BhP.
(H3) n.






avasthādvaya
avasthā-dvaya [p= 106,1] [L=18397]
the two states of life (viz. happiness and misery).
(H3) n.



avasthāvan
avasthā́van [p= 106,1] [L=18398]
possessed of stability TS.
(H3) mfn.




avasthita
avasthita [p= 106,1] [L=18405]
standing near (sometimes with acc. , e.g. Hariv. 14728 R. v , 73 , 26), placed , having its place or abode A1s3vS3r. MaitrUp. MBh. , &c , (with a pr. p.) continuing to do anything R. iii , 30 , 19
106,1] [L=18406]
loc. [ MBh. si , 1228 Mn. &c ] or in comp. [ Bhag. iv , 23 Hit])
106,1] [L=18407]
loc.) BhP. Bhat2t2.
106,1] [L=18408]
e.g. to compassion or pride) MBh. xii , 272 R. v , 58 , 13
106,1] [L=18409]
loc.) Mn. xii , 119 Bhag. ix , 4 and xv , 11 : being incumbent upon (loc.) Kum. ii , 28, ready for (dat.) Pan5cat. , firm , fixed , determined, Kat2hUp. R. &c
106,1] [L=18410]
Mn. vii , 60 , &c (cf. an-av°.)
(H2) mfn.
[p= engaged in , prosecuting , following , practising (with
[p= obeying or following (the words or commands of ;
[p= giving one's self up to (
[p= contained in (
[p= steady , trusty , to be relied on



avasthāyin
ava-sthāyin [p= 106,1] [L=18404]
staying residing in Ka1d. placed (behind , paścā ; as an army) , abiding in a particular condition Comm. on Ba1d.
(H2) mfn.





A Sanskrit-English dictionary: etymologically and philologically ... - Page 106
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Sir Monier Monier-Williams - 2005 - 1333 pages - Preview
-stluifyd) to cause to stand or stop (as a carriage or an army &c), let behind, MBh. &c. ; to place upon (loc), ... Avastha-dvaya, n. the two states of life ( viz. happiness and misery). Avastha- van, mfn. possessed of stability, TS. ...
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Yoga and the luminous: Patañjali's spiritual path to freedom - Page 186
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Christopher Key Chapple, Patañjali - 2008 - 301 pages - Google eBook - Preview
... that which is established or held; virtue, religion; from Adhr (hold) laksana (m.) designation, mark, sign, symbol, definition; from ^llaks (recognize ) avastha (f.) stability; state, condition; ava (down) + ^Istha (stand) parinamah ...
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Light on yoga: yoga dipika
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B. K. S. Iyengar - 1977 - 544 pages - Snippet view
The entire symbol, together with the crescent and the dot, stands for the fourth state (turiya-avastha), which combines all these states and transcends them. This is the state of samadhi. The letters A, u and M symbolise respectively ...
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The philosophy of Vallabhācārya
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Mrudula I. Marfatia - 1967 - 343 pages - Snippet view
"Avastha" in this sutra (I.4.22) stands for "a particular condition of the Lord as jlva" and it implies activity on the part of the jlva, but when the latter enters back into Br. in the form of mere intelligent spirit, there is no such ...
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Racial basis of Indian culture: including Pakistan, Bangladesh, ...
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Chandra Chakraberty - 1997 - 321 pages - Snippet view
Lat. stere = I stand Russ. stoite = to stand; Ger. stand = stand Skt. avastha = state, condition, stability, penis; avasthana = condition, situation; avasthitha = standing near. Av. Yasna = Vedic yajna. ...
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Sanskrit keys to the wisdom-religion: an exposition of the ...
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Judith M Tyberg - 1976 - 163 pages - Snippet view
Avastha Avastha is a state or condition of consciousness; derived Jagrat from the verb-root stha — to stand, to be, and ava — Svapna down. There are four Avasthas or states of conscious- Sushupti ness: ...
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University of Calcutta. Dept. of Ancient Indian History and Culture - 1972 - Snippet view
18 In some passages, Kangle translates avastha as 'guarantee' (op. cit., Vol. II , pp. 101, 222). In IX. ... with him (ie the king)', while Kangle translates it as 'after first making an ascetic or a chief stand surety' (op. cit., p. ...
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Bhāmatī and Vivaraṇa schools of Advaita Vedānta: a critical approach - Page 106
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Pulasth Soobah Roodurmum, Kanshi Ram - 2002 - 297 pages - Preview
The word " avasthdjndna" is interpreted also to stand for that 'ajiiana' which is only an 'avastha or a state of ' ' muldjnand . The part 'inula' of the compound 'mulajnana' should here be understood as that which has states65. ...
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Ritual and speculation in early tantrism: studies in honour of ... - Page 45
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... 4, 403-406 and commentary), and that reminds us of the three tattvas that stand at the core of the teachings of Vrhas- ... In the same chapter, the nature of the soul with its different conditions (avastha) is also given in the most ...
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A Sanskrit-English dictionary: etymologically and philologically ... - Page 106
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Avastha-dvaya, n. the two states of life (viz. happiness and misery). Avastha- van, mfn. possessed of stability, TS. .... —tva, n. the not being distinctly expressed, Sah. — deia, m. 'unmentionable region,' the vulva, Comm. on SBr. ...
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Avastha-dvaya, n. the two states of life (viz. happiness and misery). Avastha- van, mfn. possessed of stability, TS. Ava-sthana, am, n. standing, taking up one's place, R. v, 5 , 1 8 ; situation, condition, Paficat. ; Hit. ; residing, ...
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The Yoga of delight, wonder, and astonishment: a translation of ... - Page 149
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Jaideva Singh - 1991 - 173 pages - Google eBook - Preview
Ardhendu : -do- Avastha : State; condition. Avikalpa : Intuitive apprehension, free of all thought-construct. ASunya : Non-void. Aham : I, absolute I. Ahanta : The state of absolute I: interiority : I-consciousness. ...
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