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Yogi, aka: Yogī; 9 Definition(s)

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Yogis are capable of taking any type of bodies due to their yogic power. A Yogi, the one who has conquered his senses establishes a link between the subject and the object during his experience, thereby knowing both the object and the subject simultaneously. An enlightened yogi continues to know the experiencer in the three lower levels of consciousness. For him, the link between the object and the subject is established by circumventing the mind, as the mind causes impressions. A yogi does not get satisfied with the intriguing bliss hence, he progresses further and further to know the One who causes this bliss. Bliss is nothing but the entry point into Rudra’s expanded cosmic energy.

Added: 26.Nov.2015 | Manblunder: Sri Rudram 4.7-17
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yogī : (m.) one who practices spiritual exercise.

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Yogi (योगी): One who practices yoga, These designations are mostly reserved for advanced practitioners. The word "yoga" itself—from the Sanskrit root yuj ("to yoke") --is generally translated as "union" or "integration" and may be understood as union with the Divine, or integration of body, mind, and spirit.

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A person who practices some form of yoga. Male-yogin, female-yogini.

Added: 29.Jun.2012 | ReligionNet: Hinduism Glossary
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One of the 108 names of Krishna; Meaning: "The Supreme Master"

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M (The one who trains into the development of concentration). Person who practices satipatthana or meditation.

Added: 26.Apr.2009 | Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
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Sanskrit words usually referring to a male or a female meditator who has attained the union of tranquil abiding and superior seeing.
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YOGI (Skt.; Tib = neljorpa). Practitioner of yoga (also female, yogini, neljorma). In Tibet, generally refers to lay Tantric practitioners, though monks and nuns also perform Tantric yoga.
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One who is undertaking the spiritual path of awakening; a meditator
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