Prashithila, Praśithila: 8 definitions


Prashithila 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.

The Sanskrit term Praśithila can be transliterated into English as Prasithila or Prashithila, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Yoga (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Prashithila in Yoga glossary
Source: ORA: Amanaska (king of all yogas): A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation by Jason Birch

Praśithila (प्रशिथिल) refers to “relaxed” (e.g., “making the arms relaxed”), according to the Jayākhyasaṃhitā verse 33.19.—Accordingly, “[The Yogin] should make the joints of his body loose, his chest broad and shoulders comfortable. Having made his arms relaxed (praśithila), he should slightly tilt the head [down]”.

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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»] — Prashithila in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Praśithila (प्रशिथिल).—a.

1) Very loose; प्रशिथिलमृणालैकवलयम् (praśithilamṛṇālaikavalayam) Ś.3.9.

2) Very feeble, hardly perceptible.

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

Praśithila (प्रशिथिल).—f.

(-lā) Very loose.

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

Praśithila (प्रशिथिल).—[adjective] very loose.

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

1) Praśithila (प्रशिथिल):—[=pra-śithila] mf(ā)n. very loose, relaxed, lax, [Harivaṃśa; Kāvya literature; Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] very feeble, hardly perceptible, [Śaṃkarācārya]

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

Praśithila (प्रशिथिल) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pasaḍhila.

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Prashithila in German

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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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