Jnanayogakhanda, Jñānayogakhaṇḍa, Jnanayoga-khanda: 1 definition


Jnanayogakhanda 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)

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Source: archive.org: Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali with Bhoja Vritti

Jñānayogakhaṇḍa (ज्ञानयोगखण्ड) [jñāna-yoga-khaṇḍa] is the name of a work dealing with the Yoga system of Philosophy. It deals with—Knowledge as an element of Yoga exercise. Cf. Oppert’s Catalogue I.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jnanayogakhanda in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Jñānayogakhaṇḍa (ज्ञानयोगखण्ड) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—from Sūtasaṃhitā of Skandapurāṇa. Io. 140. 644. Khn. 38. Ben. 48. Oudh. Xi, 4. Oppert. 5981. 7957.
—[commentary] by Mādhavācārya. Io. 140. 644. Oudh. Xi, 4. See Jñānakhaṇḍa.

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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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