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A Sanskrit English Dictionary | sa  en |   | 
प्रति-ष्ठा   1. (√ स्था) P.Ā.-तिष्ठति, °ते to stand, stay, abide, dwell, [RV.] &c. &c.;
to stand still, set (as the sun), cease, [MBh.] ; [BhP.] ;
to stand firm, be based or rest on (loc.), be established, thrive, prosper, [RV.] &c. &c.;
to depend or rely on (loc.), [Vajracch.] ;
to withstand, resist (acc.), [MBh.] ; [Hariv.] ;
to spread or extend over (acc.), [MBh.] :
Caus.ष्ठापयति, to put down, place upon, introduce into (loc.), [Br.] ; [GṛŚrS.] ;
to set up, erect (as an image), [Ratnâv.] ;
to bring or lead into (loc.), [MBh.] ;
to establish in, appoint to (loc.), ib.; [R.] &c.;
to transfer or offer or present to, bestow or confer upon (dat. or loc.), [ĀśvGṛ.] ; [Mn.] ; [MBh.] &c.;
to fix, found, prop, support, maintain, [TS.] ; [Br.] ; [MBh.] ; [Hariv.] ;
to hold against or opposite, [R.]
प्रति-°ष्ठा  f. af. See next
प्रति-ष्ठा  f. 2.f. (ifc.f(). ) standing still, resting, remaining, steadfastness, stability, perseverance in (comp.), [VS.] &c. &c.
a standpoint, resting-place, ground, base, foundation, prop, stay, support, [RV.] &c. &c.
a receptacle, homestead, dwelling, house, [AV.] &c. &c. (ifc. abiding or dwelling in [Ragh.] ; [Pur.] )
a pedestal, the foot (of men or animals), [AV.] ; [Br.] ; [ŚāṅkhŚr.]
limit, boundary, [W.]
state of rest, quiet, tranquillity, comfort, ease, [MBh.] ; [Kāv.]
setting up (as of an idol &c., [RTL. 70] )
pre-eminence, superiority, high rank or position, fame, celebrity, [Kāv.] ; [Kathās.] ; [Rājat.]
establishment on or accession to (the throne &c.), [Hariv.] ; [Śak.] ; [Var.] ; [Rājat.]
प्राण-प्र्°   the performance of any ceremony or of any solemn act, consecration or dedication (of a monument or of an idol or of a temple &c.; cf.), settling or endowment of a daughter, completion of a vow, any ceremony for obtaining supernatural and magical powers, [Var.] ; [Kathās.] ; [Rājat.] ; [Pur.]
आ   a mystical N. of the letter , [L.]
N. of one of the मातृs attending on स्कन्द, [MBh.]
of sev. metres, [RPrāt.]
प्रजा-पतेः   (with ) N. of a सामन्, [ĀrṣBr.]
ह्रस्व   = , [Naigh. iii, 2]
योग-सिद्धि   = or -निष्पत्ति, [L.]

प्रतिष्ठा [pratiṣṭhā]   1 [P.]
To stand firm, be established.
To be supported.
To rest or depend upon.
To stay, abide, be situated.
To set (as the sun); उदेति च यतः सूर्यो यत्र च प्रतितिष्ठति [Mb.7.62.11.] -Caus.
To place firmly on, station.
To set up, erect, establish; धुरि प्रतिष्ठापयितव्य एव; [M.1.16.]
To install, inaugurate (on a throne).
To entrust with, consign to.
To offer, present; पर्यङ्कमग्ऱ्यास्तरणं नानारत्नविभूषितम् । तमपीच्छति वैदेही प्रतिष्ठापयितुं त्वयि [Rām.2.22.9.]
प्रतिष्ठा [pratiṣṭhā]   1 Resting, remaining, situation, position; धर्मो विश्वस्य जगतः प्रतिष्ठा Mahānār. Up.; अलसचलिताङ्गुष्ठ- शिरसि प्रतिष्ठा त्वय्यासीत् [Śivamhimna.12.] अपौरुषेयप्रतिष्ठम् [Māl.9;] [Ś.7.6.]
A house, residence, home, habitation; अगाधसत्त्वो मगधप्रतिष्ठः [R.6.21;14.5.]
Fixity, stability, strength, permanence, firm basis; अप्रतिष्ठे रघुज्येष्ठे का प्रतिष्ठा कुलस्य नः [U.5.25;] अत्र खलु मे वंशप्रतिष्ठा [Ś.7;] वंशः प्रतिष्ठां नीतः [K.28;] [Śi.2.34;] असत्यमप्रतिष्ठं ते जगदाहुरनीश्वरम् [Bg.16.8;] अहिंसाप्रतिष्ठायां तत्संनिधौ वैरत्यागः [Pātañjala S.]
Basis, foundation, site; as in गृह- प्रतिष्ठा; लोकस्य नाभिर्जगतः प्रतिष्ठा [Mb.12.245.27.]
A prop, stay, support; (hence) an object of glory, a distinguished ornament; त्यक्ता मया नाम कुलप्रतिष्ठा [Ś.6.24;] द्वे प्रतिष्ठे कुलस्य नः 3.19; [Ku.7.27;] [Mv.7.21.]
High position, pre-eminence, high authority; किंप्रमाणमिदं काव्यं का प्रतिष्ठा महात्मनः [Rām.7.94.23;] मया नात्मप्रतिष्ठार्थिना [Mu.2.5.]
Fame, glory, renown, celebrity; मा निषाद प्रतिष्ठां त्वमगमः शाश्वतीः समाः [Rām.1.2.15.] (= [U.2.5.] ).
Installation, inauguration; तं गच्छन्त्यनु ये विपत्तिषु पुनस्ते तत्प्रतिष्ठाशया [Mu.1.14.]
Attainment of a desired object, accomplishment, fulfilment (of one's desire); औत्सुक्यमात्रमवसादयति प्रतिष्ठा [Ś.5.6.]
Tranquillity, rest, repose.
A receptacle.
The earth.
The consecration of an idol or image; चलाचलेति द्विविधा प्रतिष्ठा जीवमन्दिरम् [Bhāg.11.27.13;] cf. प्राणप्रतिष्ठा.
A limit, boundary.
The foot; अहोरात्राणि प्रतिष्ठा [Bṛi. Up.1.1.1.]
Completion of a vow.
A ceremony for obtaining supernaturel or magical powers.

ना.  इज्जत , कीर्ती , ख्याती , मान , मान्यता , मोठेपणा , लौकिक ;
ना.  ऐट , दिमाख , रुबाब .

A dictionary, Marathi and English | mr  en |   | 
: consecration of a monument erected in honor of a deity: summoning of the numen or divinity into a new image and establishment of it as an idol in the temple. Hence used to express a residence or dwelling at any place. 3 Airs, swellings, the assumption and display of conceit. v कर, मिरव, बाळग. 4 Endowing of a temple; portioning and marrying of a daughter; establishing in life &c. 5 S Accomplishment, establishment, fixation gen. पंधरा प्रकारच्या प्र0 Puffing one's self up vaingloriously; endless airs and swelling pretensions.

प्रतिष्ठा n.  स्कंद की अनुचरी मातृका [म.श.४५.२८]

Puranic Encyclopaedia  | en  en |   | 
PRATIṢṬHĀ I   A female follower of Subrahmaṇya [Śloka 29, Chapter 46, Śalya Parva] .
PRATIṢṬHĀ II   The installation of deities in temples. According to Agni Purāṇa it is the installation of Śivaliṅga that is called Pratiṣṭhā. Pīṭha is Śakti (Power) and Liṅga is Śiva. It is the union of Śakti in the form of Pīṭha and Śiva in the form of liṅga that is called Pratiṣṭhā. This Pratiṣṭhā is attained by means of Śivamantras. There are five different kinds of Pratiṣṭhās:-
- 1) Viśeṣapratiṣṭhā.
Any pratiṣṭhā in which Brahmaśilā is used in combination is called Viśeṣapratiṣṭhā.
2) Sthāpana.
Fixing the liṅga on the pīṭha (platform) is called Sthāpana.
3) Sthitasthāpana.
The fixing of the liṅga (idol) on the pīṭha (platform) when the liṅga gets shaky on it is called Sthitasthāpana.
4) Utthāpana.
Taking the idol out from the platform and refixing it, is called Utthāpana.
5) Āsthāpana.
A prạtiṣṭhā in which after the fixation learned priests eonduct purification ceremonies, is called Āsthāpana.

Aryabhushan School Dictionary | mr  en |   | 
 f  Honour, reputation. Installation. Airs. Establishment.

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