Nirgata, Nirgatā: 11 definitions


Nirgata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, 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

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Nirgatā (निर्गता) refers to the “coming forth (of energy)”, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “(Kaula’s) will is the energy (śakti) that has come forth (nirgatā) (from it) and is Kaulinī whose form is the sprout (of creation). She is the goddess Parā, the (female) Neuter who is the Mother of (all) the systems. She is the (ultimate) end of the path of liberation. She is (also) the supreme aggregate (of energies), which is (the condition) without (any ultimate) end (and is binding)”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Yoga (school of philosophy)

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Source: ORA: Amanaska (king of all yogas): A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation by Jason Birch

Nirgata (निर्गत) refers to “being free from (any undertaking)”, according to the the Amanaska Yoga treatise dealing with meditation, absorption, yogic powers and liberation.—Accordingly, as Īśvara says to Vāmadeva: “[...] The knower of yoga whose inhalation and exhalation have disappeared, whose grasping of [sense] objects has ceased, and who is motionless and free from [any] undertaking (nirgata-ārambha), attains bliss. [This] extraordinary absorption by which all volition has been cut off and in which all movement has ceased, is intelligible [only] to oneself and is beyond the scope of words. [...]”.

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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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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Nirgata (निर्गत) refers to “coming forth” (from the pit of hell), according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “Where is the escape from the bottom of the pit of hell for the living soul who is continually afflicted by the enemy of infinite evil? If he emerges from that [com.nirgata—‘he comes forth’], the sentient being is born among the immobile beings or by some action reaches the state of mobile beings”.

Synonyms: Viniṣkrānta.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nirgata (निर्गत).—f (nirgati S) Success; favorable termination or issue. 2 Happy issue or exit out of;--used of persons. 3 f n An export: also impost on exports.

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nirgata (निर्गत).—p S Passed by; come out of or from.

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

nirgata (निर्गत).—f nirgati f Success; favourable issue. f n An export. Impost on exports.

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nirgata (निर्गत).—p Passed by.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nirgata (निर्गत).—p. p.

1) Come forth or out, appeared.

2) Gone away, departed.

3) Disappeared, become extinct.

4) Freed from.

5) Removed.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Nirgata (निर्गत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Gone out or forth. 2. Expended, extinct, departed. E. nir out, gata gone.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Nirgata (निर्गत):—[=nir-gata] [from nir-gam] mfn. gone out, come forth (with [ablative] or ifc.; cf. [Pāṇini 2-1, 37; Patañjali]), appeared, become visible, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] disappeared, extinct, [Rājataraṅgiṇī; Vedāntasāra]

3) [v.s. ...] freed from ([ablative]), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Nirgata (निर्गत):—[nir-gata] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) p. Gone, extinct.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Nirgata (निर्गत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ṇiggaya.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nirgata (ನಿರ್ಗತ):—

1) [adjective] gone out; flowed out; driven or forced out.

2) [adjective] ceased to be seen; gone out of sight; disappeared.

3) [adjective] freed; set free; released.

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Nirgata (ನಿರ್ಗತ):—

1) [noun] that which has come out.

2) [noun] that which is uttered; spoken word or words.

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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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