Samkhyayoga, Sāṃkhyayoga: 3 definitions


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

Sāṃkhyayoga (सांख्ययोग).—[masculine] an adherent of the Sāmkhya and Yoga systems; [neuter] the [Simple] and Y.

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

1) Saṃkhyāyoga (संख्यायोग):—[=saṃ-khyā-yoga] m. a [particular] constellation (relating to the number of Nakṣatras in which a planet is situated), [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

2) Sāṃkhyayoga (सांख्ययोग):—[=sāṃkhya-yoga] [from sāṃkhya] m. ‘adherent of the S° and Yoga’, Name of a Ṛṣi, [Mahābhārata xiii, 7123] ([varia lectio] -yogau)

3) [v.s. ...] ‘application of the S° doctrine to the knowledge of spirit’, Name of the 2nd [chapter] of the Bhagavad-gītā

4) [v.s. ...] the so-called theistical S°, [Śaṃkarācārya]

5) [v.s. ...] n. the S° and the Y°, [Mahābhārata]

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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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