Pratishtha (Sanskrit प्रतिष्ठा) is an ancient word of Sanskrit origin which means steadfast, stability, base or foundation. Pratishtha also means well established.
Reference of Pratishtha is found in various Epics of Hindu mythology like Mahabharata, Bhagvat Puran and Riga Veda.
Pratishtha founds to be referred in the Mahabharata and Bhagvat Puran where this word means to spread, extend over, to set as the sun or cease. Also There Pratishtha was the name of one of the मातृs attending on स्कन्द. This word is also referred in Riga Veda and Atharv Veda with meanings like abide, dwell, to stand or stay.
Mention of this name is also found in the Epic Vrajchchedica (वज्रच्छेदिका) where it refers to depending or rely on someone.
Pratishtha is not a popular name in the USA. Pratishtha is a somewhat popular name in India. Here it is used by some people as the name of their children.
In our opinion Pratishtha is a stylish name. It has a nice meaning attached to it. Pratishtha also has some mythological significance attached to it.
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