Nyasana: 3 definitions


Nyasana 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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nyasana (न्यसन).—

1) Depositing, lying down.

2) Delivering, giving up.

3) Bringing forward, mentioning.

Derivable forms: nyasanam (न्यसनम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Nyasana (न्यसन).—(nt., or m.; compare prec.), one of the arts, pre-sumably = nyāsa, and perhaps also nikṣepa, qq.v.; at least seems clearly mathematical; perhaps solving math- ematical problems (? acc. to Wogihara Lex. 31, rendered [Page314-b+ 22] measuring by Hiuen-thsang): lipi-gaṇana-nyasana-saṃ- khyā-mudrā- Bbh 7.4; 103.3; 210.13.

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

Nyasana (न्यसन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Delivering, Giving up. 2. Depositing. E. ni before, as to throw lyuṭ aff.

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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. 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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