Indriyanigraha, aka: Indriya-nigraha; 1 Definition(s)
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Indriyanigraha (इन्द्रियनिग्रह).—restraint of senses.
Derivable forms: indriyanigrahaḥ (इन्द्रियनिग्रहः).
Indriyanigraha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms indriya and nigraha (निग्रह).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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