Agocara: 14 definitions

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Agocara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Agochara.

In Hinduism

Yoga (school of philosophy)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Yoga

Agocara is one of the eighty-four Siddhas associated with eighty-four Yogic postures (āsanas), according to popular tradition in Jodhpur, Rājasthān. These posture-performing Siddhas are drawn from illustrative sources known as the Nava-nātha-caurāsī-siddha from Vȧrāṇasī and the Nava-nātha-caruāsī-siddha-bālāsundarī-yogamāyā from Puṇe. They bear some similarity between the eighty-four Siddhas painted on the walls of the sanctum of the temple in Mahāmandir.

The names of these Siddhas (e.g., Agocara) to 19th-century inscription on a painting from Jodhpur, which is labelled as “Maharaja Mansing and eighty-four Yogis”. The association of Siddhas with yogis reveals the tradition of seeing Matsyendra and his disciple Gorakṣa as the founders of haṭhayoga.

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Yoga is originally considered a branch of Hindu philosophy (astika), but both ancient and modern Yoga combine the physical, mental and spiritual. Yoga teaches various physical techniques also known as āsanas (postures), used for various purposes (eg., meditation, contemplation, relaxation).

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Agocara (अगोचर) refers to one who is “inexpressible”, and is used to describe Śiva, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.41.—Accordingly, as Viṣṇu and others eulogized Śiva:—“[...] O great lord, the lord of the gods and the prescriber of worldly conventions, we know you to be Śiva and Brahman, thanks to your favour. [...] You are the supreme Brahman, greater than Prakṛti and Puruṣa, the material and activating cause of the universe. You are incomprehensible and inexpressible (i.e., agocaramanovācāmagocaraḥ)”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

agōcara (अगोचर).—a (S) Inapprehensible by sense, insensible or imperceptible: as dṛṣṭīsa a0 śravaṇāsa a0

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agōcara (अगोचर).—a (Agotsar agōcara S) New, novel, strange, unobserved or unheard of before.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

agōcara (अगोचर).—a Imperceptible; new. Inap- prehensible by sense.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Agocara (अगोचर).—a. Imperceptible by the senses, not obvious, See गोचर (gocara); वाचामगोचरां हर्षावस्थामस्पृशत् (vācāmagocarāṃ harṣāvasthāmaspṛśat) Dk.169, beyond the power of words, indescribable.

-rama 1 Anything beyond the cognizance of the senses.

2) Not being seen or observed, or known; कथं देवपादानामगोचरेणैवं क्रियते (kathaṃ devapādānāmagocareṇaivaṃ kriyate) H.2; without the knowledge of; °तां गतान् (tāṃ gatān) Pt.2.

3) Brahma; अगोचरे वागिव चोपरेमे (agocare vāgiva copareme) Ki.17.11.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Agocara (अगोचर).—(= Pali id.), improper behavior; underlies agocarī-karoti acts improperly, does wrong, and -bhavati, wrong behavior takes place: nāgarājau yadi Sūrpārakaṃ nagaram āgamiṣyato 'gocarīkariṣyataḥ Divyāvadāna 50.23; samanvāharata nāgendrau Sūrpārakaṃ nagaraṃ mā 'gocarībhaviṣyati 51.1—2, take heed for the city of S. that no wrong behavior (i.e. injury to the inhabitants, 51.3—5) takes place.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Agocara (अगोचर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) Covert, unseen, unwitnessed. n.

(-raṃ) 1. Absence, unconsciousness; not being witnessed or known. 2. Any act or event not the object of the senses. 3. The imperceptible, Brahma, or the invisible Supreme. E. a neg. gocara, object of sense.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Agocara (अगोचर).—[adjective] not being within the reach of, inaccessible to ([genetive] or —°); [abstract] [feminine]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Agocara (अगोचर):—[=a-gocara] mfn. not within range, unattainable, inaccessible (cf. driṣṭy-agocara), imperceptible by the senses

2) [v.s. ...] n. anything that is beyond the cognizance of the senses

3) [v.s. ...] Brahma

4) [v.s. ...] the not being seen, absence

5) [=a-gocara] insert m. after ‘Brahma’

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Agocara (अगोचर):—[tatpurusha compound] I. m. f. n.

(-raḥ-rā-ram) Not coming under the perception of the senses, covert, unseen, unwitnessed. Ii. n.

(-ram) 1) Any act or event not the object of the senses.

2) The imperceptible, Brahma, or the invisible Supreme. E. a neg. and gocara.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Agocara (अगोचर):—[a-gocara] (raḥ-rā-raṃ) a. Invisible.

[Sanskrit to German]

Agocara in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Agocara (अगोचर) [Also spelled agochar]:—(a) imperceptible; hence ~[] (nf).

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Agōcara (ಅಗೋಚರ):—[adjective] impossible to be seen; imperceptible by the sense of sight; not seen; invisible.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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