Karmayoga, Karman-yoga: 12 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Karmayoga (कर्मयोग).—Three-fold. Scriptural and not laukika. Intended for the attached and householders. ācāra preliminary to karma. karmakāṇḍa an ocean. Three kinds of worship—vedic, tāntric, and mixed. Worship of image through a guru and according to established rules.1 Preached by Janārdana to Manu; greater than jñāna yoga; as jñāna is the result of karma; origin of Brahmā from: also kriyā yoga; five yajñas and 30 saṃskāras come under this.2 Four of Karma category—agnihotra, silence, study and sacrifice, when not performed properly give fear.3
- 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa XI. 3. 41-55; 20. 6-7; 21. 14-15; 27. 1 & 6-9.
- 2) Matsya-purāṇa 52. 3-11; 258. 2.
- 3) Matsya-purāṇa 39. 25-7.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)
Karmayoga (कर्मयोग) refers to “path of spiritual realization in which the fruit of one’s work is offered to Bhagavān”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
karmayōga (कर्मयोग).—m (S) Fortune or fate: also fortuitousness, casualty, chance.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
karmayōga (कर्मयोग).—m Fortune or fate. Chance. The way to salvation through work not renunciation.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) performance of actions, worldly and religious rites; कर्मयोगेन योगिनाम् (karmayogena yoginām) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 3.3;3.7;5.2;13.24.
2) active exertion, industry; Manusmṛti 1.115.
Derivable forms: karmayogaḥ (कर्मयोगः).
Karmayoga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms karman and yoga (योग).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Karmayoga (कर्मयोग).—[-n], m. business, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 10, 115.
Karmayoga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms karma and yoga (योग).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Karmayoga (कर्मयोग).—[masculine] performance of actions, [especially] of religious works.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Karmayoga (कर्मयोग):—[=karma-yoga] [from karma > karman] m. performance of a work or business ([especially] of religious duties), [Bhagavad-gītā; Manu-smṛti] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] active exertion, industry
3) [v.s. ...] agriculture and commerce ([Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti]), [Manu-smṛti x, 115]
4) [v.s. ...] practical application, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]
5) [v.s. ...] connection with a sacrifice, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Lāṭyāyana; Āpastamba-dharma-sūtra]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Karmayoga (कर्मयोग):—[karma-yoga] (gaḥ) 1. m. Doing duty; activity, industry.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Karmayōga (ಕರ್ಮಯೋಗ):—[noun] performance of actions, worldly and religious rites, without having desire for the results.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Ends with: Nishkamakarmayoga.
Search found 37 books and stories containing Karmayoga, Karmayōga, Karman-yoga, Karma-yoga; (plurals include: Karmayogas, Karmayōgas, yogas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 13.25 < [Chapter 13 - Prakṛti-puruṣa-vibhāga-yoga]
Verse 5.1 < [Chapter 5 - Karma-sannyāsa-yoga (Yoga through Renunciation of Action)]
Verse 5.2 < [Chapter 5 - Karma-sannyāsa-yoga (Yoga through Renunciation of Action)]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 10.115 < [Section XIV - Sources of Income (vittāgama)]
Section II - The Philosophy of Action and its Retribution (karmayoga) < [Discourse XII - Philosophy]
Verse 12.2 < [Section II - The Philosophy of Action and its Retribution (karmayoga)]
A Saga of Yoga as Compassion < [January – March, 2006]
Lokamanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak < [July 1968]
Rajaji < [January - March 1973]
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Part 5 - Yoga philosophy in the Matsyapurāṇa < [Chapter 5 - Philosophy in the Matsyapurāṇa]
Part 3 - Art in the Matsyapurāṇa < [Chapter 7 - Art and Architecture in the Matsyapurāṇa]
Complete works of Swami Abhedananda (by Swami Prajnanananda)
Preface < [Discourse 4 - Doctrine of Karma]
Chapter 5 - Philosophy of Karma < [Discourse 4 - Doctrine of Karma]
Chapter 1 - Search after Truth < [Discourse 5 - Path of Realization]
Shri Gaudiya Kanthahara (by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati)