Gorakshashataka, Gorakṣaśataka, Goraksha-shataka: 5 definitions

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Introduction:

Gorakshashataka 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 Gorakṣaśataka can be transliterated into English as Goraksasataka or Gorakshashataka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Source: DSpace at Pondicherry: Siddha Cult in Tamilnadu (shaivism)

Gorakṣaśataka (गोरक्षशतक).—The Gorakṣa Śataka is an important as well as a basic text of the Nāthasiddha School. Both the Nātha cult and Vajrayāna had a fundamental unity in their esoteric aspects.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

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Source: Google Books: Goddess Traditions in Tantric Hinduism

Gorakṣaśataka (गोरक्षशतक) refers to a 11th-century text on yoga associated with Gorakṣa.—Gorakṣaśataka teaches that liberation is to be attained by controlling the mind through controlling the breath. One method of controlling the breath is to stimulate Kuṇḍalinī, which can be done either by using the three haṭhayogic bandhas mentioned earlier, or through sarasvatīcālana, ‘stimulating Sarasvatī’.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Gorakṣaśataka (गोरक्षशतक) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—yoga, by Gorakṣanātha. Oxf. 236^a. Hall. p. 18. L. 451. K. 138. B. 4, 2. Ben. 66. 67. Kāṭm. 5. Pheh. 13. Rādh. 17. NW. 416. Burnell. 112^b. Gu. 5. Oppert. Ii, 4565. 5188. Rice. 188. Peters. 2, 190. Bp. 265.
—[commentary] by Mathurānātha Śukla. NW. 426. 428.
—[commentary] by Śaṅkara. NW. 414.

Gorakṣaśataka has the following synonyms: Jñānaśataka.

2) Gorakṣaśataka (गोरक्षशतक):—read Rice. 190.

3) Gorakṣaśataka (गोरक्षशतक):—by Gorakṣanātha. Peters. 4, 23. Stein 132.

4) Gorakṣaśataka (गोरक्षशतक):—yoga, by Gorakṣanātha. Ulwar 756.

Gorakṣaśataka has the following synonyms: Jñānaśataka.

5) Gorakṣaśataka (गोरक्षशतक):—yoga. Bd. 609-611. L.. 904. Peters. 6, 313. C. by Lakṣmīnārāyaṇa. Bd. 611.

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

Gorakṣaśataka (गोरक्षशतक):—[=go-rakṣa-śataka] [from go-rakṣa > go] n. Name of [work]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Gorakṣaśataka (गोरक्षशतक):—und gorakṣasahasranāman n. Titel zweier Werke.

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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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