Samyogaja, Saṃyogaja: 3 definitions


Samyogaja 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Samyogaja in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Saṃyogaja (संयोगज).—A sin of four kinds; the doer, the aid, cause of action and approver; each ten times greater than the other.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 8. 39-40.
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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.

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Samkhya (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Samyogaja in Samkhya glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Prakrti and purusa in Samkhyakarika an analytical review

Saṃyogaja (संयोगज, “contact-generated”) or Saṃyogajasaṃyoga refers to a type of saṃyoga (lit. ‘contact’), a relation between prakṛti and puruṣa.—The contact (saṃyoga) between two things, which is produced by the help of another thing, is called saṃyogaja-saṃyoga. For example, the contact produced between two fingers by the help of space is called saṃyogaja-saṃyoga.

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Samkhya (सांख्य, Sāṃkhya) is a dualistic school of Hindu philosophy (astika) and is closeley related to the Yoga school. Samkhya philosophy accepts three pramanas (‘proofs’) only as valid means of gaining knowledge. Another important concept is their theory of evolution, revolving around prakriti (matter) and purusha (consciousness).

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Nyaya (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Samyogaja in Nyaya glossary
Source: Shodhganga: A study of Nyāya-vaiśeṣika categories

Saṃyogaja (संयोगज) refers to “[sound] born of conjunction” one represents one of the three of Śabda (sound) according to Annaṃbhaṭṭa and the Nyāyabodhinī.—This division is done on the basis of how sound is produced. Hence, sound (śabda) can be: saṃyogaja (born of conjunction), vibhāgaja (born of disjunction), and śabdaja (born of sound). When there is a contact of the stick with the drum, the first kind of sound (saṃyogaja) is produced. When a bamboo is split, a sound is produced. This is vibhāgaja sound. The last variety is śabdaja which is found in all subsequent sounds.

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Nyaya (न्याय, nyaya) refers to a school of Hindu philosophy (astika), drawing its subject-matter from the Upanishads. The Nyaya philosophy is known for its theories on logic, methodology and epistemology, however, it is closely related with Vaisheshika in terms of metaphysics.

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