Ajnacakra, Ajna-cakra, Ājñācakra: 6 definitions



Ajnacakra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ājñācakra (आज्ञाचक्र).—a mystical circle or diagram; one of the six described in Tantras.

Derivable forms: ājñācakram (आज्ञाचक्रम्).

Ājñācakra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ājñā and cakra (चक्र).

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

Ājñācakra (आज्ञाचक्र).—n.

(-kraṃ) A mystical circle or diagram, one of six described by the Tantras. E. ājñā and cakra a circle.

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

Ājñācakra (आज्ञाचक्र):—[=ā-jñā-cakra] n. a mystical circle or diagram (one of the six described by the [Tantrasāra])

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

Ājñācakra (आज्ञाचक्र):—[ājñā-cakra] (kraḥ) 1. m. Mystical circle.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Ājñācakra (आज्ञाचक्र):—(ā + ca) n. ein bes. mystischer Kreis (der letzte unter den sechsen) [ŚRĪTATTVACINTĀMAṆI im Śabdakalpadruma]

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Ājñācakra (आज्ञाचक्र):—, ājñācakraṃ ca bhrūmadhye sthitaṃ māṇikyasaṃnibham . dvidalaṃ haṃ kṣaṃ iti ca mātṛkārṇopaśobhitam .. [Oxforder Handschriften 149,b,38. fg.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Ājñācakra (आज्ञाचक्र):—n. = ājñākhya.

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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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