Amritasiddhi, Amṛtasiddhi, Amrita-siddhi: 1 definition

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Amritasiddhi 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.

The Sanskrit term Amṛtasiddhi can be transliterated into English as Amrtasiddhi or Amritasiddhi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Yoga (school of philosophy)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Yoga

Amṛtasiddhi (अमृतसिद्धि):—Name of a Sanskrit work dealing with haṭhayoga. Written by Virūpākṣa around the twelfth or eleventh century. Among the contents of this book are descriptions of mahābandha, mahāmudrā, and mahāvedha.

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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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