Jagradavastha, Jāgradavasthā: 4 definitions

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Jagradavastha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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»] — Jagradavastha in Yoga glossary
Source: ORA: Amanaska (king of all yogas): A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation by Jason Birch

Jāgradavasthā (जाग्रदवस्था) refers to the “state of waking”, according to the Amanaska Yoga treatise dealing with meditation, absorption, yogic powers and liberation.—Accordingly, as Īśvara says to Vāmadeva: “[...] [The Yogin] who always remains as though asleep in the state of waking (jāgradavasthā) and is free from breathing in and out, is certainly liberated. People who belong to the mundane world experience sleep and wakefulness, [whereas] the Yogins who have realized the highest reality do not wake and do not sleep. [...]”.

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jagradavastha in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jāgradavasthā (जाग्रदवस्था).—f S corruptly jāgṛdavasthā f Wakefulness or vigilance. The other two states are svapnā- vasthā & suṣuptyavasthā.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

jāgradavasthā (जाग्रदवस्था).—f Vigilance, wakefulness.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jagradavastha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jāgradavasthā (जाग्रदवस्था):—[=jāgrad-avasthā] [from jāgrad > jāgṛ] f. a state of wakefulness, [Horace H. Wilson]

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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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