Kambali, Kambalī: 3 definitions
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Yoga (school of philosophy)Source: Wisdom Library: Yoga
Kambalī is one of the eighty-four Siddhas associated with eighty-four Yogic postures (āsanas), according to popular tradition in Jodhpur, Rājasthān. These posture-performing Siddhas are drawn from illustrative sources known as the Nava-nātha-caurāsī-siddha from Vȧrāṇasī and the Nava-nātha-caruāsī-siddha-bālāsundarī-yogamāyā from Puṇe. They bear some similarity between the eighty-four Siddhas painted on the walls of the sanctum of the temple in Mahāmandir.
The names of these Siddhas (eg., Kambalī) to 19th-century inscription on a painting from Jodhpur, which is labelled as “Maharaja Mansing and eighty-four Yogis”. The association of Siddhas with yogis reveals the tradition of seeing Matsyendra and his disciple Gorakṣa as the founders of haṭhayoga.
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).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
kambalī : (adj.) one who has a woollen garment for his dress.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kambaḷī (कंबळी).—f ( H) This is a Hindustani word of the same sense as kāmbaḷā (a coarse black blanket); but it is used in Maraṭhi with implication of badness (oldness, wornness, smallness, flimsiness &c.)
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kāmbaḷī (कांबळी).—f (kambala) A dewlap. 2 A woollen and loosely woven stuff. Two breadths compose a kāmbaḷā.
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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Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 5: Treatment of various afflictions (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 15 - Chemists of the Metallic School: Satvika, Naravahana, Indrada, Gomukha, and Kambali < [A Brief History of Indian Chemistry and Medicine]
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Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 3: Metals, Gems and other substances (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
Kautilya Arthashastra (by R. Shamasastry)
Chapter 1 - Means to Injure an Enemy < [Book 14 - Secret Means]
Chapter 11 - Examination of Gems that are to be entered into the Treasury < [Book 2 - The duties of Government Superintendents]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)