Terms

sthanu

sthANu mfn. (accord. to some for {sthalnu}) standing firmly , stationary , firm , fixed , immovable , motionless Mn. MBh. &c. m. (or n. g. {ardharcAdi}) a stump , stem , trunk , stake , post , pile , pillar (also as symbol of motionlessness) RV. &c. &c. a kind of spear or dart L. m. a partic. part of a plough Krishis. the gnomon of a dial MW. a partic. perfume (= {jIvaka}) L. a nest of white ants W. N. of Siva (who is supposed to remain as motionless as the trunk of a tree during his austerities) MBh. Ka1v. &c. (RTL. 63) of one of the 11 Rudras MBh. Hariv. of a Praja-pati R. of a serpentdemon RamatUp. of a Rakshasa TandBr. n. anything stationary or fixed MBh. &c. a partic. posture in sitting Cat.
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