Gorakshasamhita, Gorakṣasaṃhitā, Goraksha-samhita: 2 definitions
Gorakshasamhita 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 Gorakṣasaṃhitā can be transliterated into English as Goraksasamhita or Gorakshasamhita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
According to Pāṇḍeya the complete Gorakṣasaṃhitā would have consisted of 100.000 verses, only part of which has been preserved, namely the Kādiprakaraṇa, the Bhūtiprakaraṇa and the Yogaprakaraṇa. However, with regard to the contents no relationship exists between these three sections.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Gorakṣasaṃhitā (गोरक्षसंहिता) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—yoga, by Gorakṣa. Bik. 567. Lahore. 20. Gorakṣasaṃhitāyāṃ Chinnamastāṣṭottaranāmaśataka. Bik. 584.
—Nāḍījñānadīpikā. L. 412.
2) Gorakṣasaṃhitā (गोरक्षसंहिता):—yoga by Gorakṣa. As p. 58. Hpr. 1, 99.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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