Dehamadhya, Deha-madhya: 5 definitions


Dehamadhya 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.

In Hinduism

Yoga (school of philosophy)

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

Dehamadhya (देहमध्य) refers to “that which is in the body”, according to the Kaulajñānanirṇaya 14.82-84.—Accordingly: [The goddess said]: “[What is] the highest reality which is free from the multitude of mantras, Prāṇāyāma and meditation on Cakras, and is an immediate cause of paranormal powers, has no interior and [yet] is in the body (dehamadhya), and is the destroyer of doubt?”.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dehamadhya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dehamadhya (देहमध्य).—waist.

Derivable forms: dehamadhyam (देहमध्यम्).

Dehamadhya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deha and madhya (मध्य).

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

Dehamadhya (देहमध्य):—[=deha-madhya] [from deha] n. ‘middle of the b°’, waist, [Rāmatāpanīya-upaniṣad]

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Dehamadhya 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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