Buddhinasha, Buddhināśa, Buddhi-nasha: 3 definitions


Buddhinasha 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 Buddhināśa can be transliterated into English as Buddhinasa or Buddhinasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Buddhinasha in Ayurveda glossary
Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Buddhināśa (बुद्धिनाश):—Loss of intelligence

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Yoga (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Buddhinasha in Yoga glossary
Source: ORA: Amanaska (king of all yogas): A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation by Jason Birch

Buddhināśa (बुद्धिनाश) refers to the “disappearance of the intellect”, according to the Amanaska Yoga treatise dealing with meditation, absorption, yogic powers and liberation.—Accordingly, as Īśvara says to Vāmadeva: “[...] Therefore, the mind disappears because of the no-mind state and, because of the disappearance of the [mind], the tormenting breath disappears. And so, one who abides in the natural [no-mind] state is aware of non-duality, because of the disappearance of the body along with the sense organs and intellect (buddhināśa) [sabuddhīndriyadehanāśād]. [...]”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Buddhinasha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Buddhināśa (ಬುದ್ಧಿನಾಶ):—[noun] loss of judgement power, intelligence or wisdom.

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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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