Sarvamurti, Sarvamūrti, Sarva-murti: 2 definitions

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Sarvamurti 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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Yoga (school of philosophy)

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

Sarvamūrti (सर्वमूर्ति) refers to “all material forms”, according to the South-Indian recension of the Amanaska Yoga treatise dealing with meditation, absorption, yogic powers and liberation.—Accordingly, as Īśvara says to Vāmadeva: “[...] Tāraka [yoga] has a form consisting of all material forms (sarvamūrti-maya) and is limited to the senses. Practiced in two ways, it is dependent on the mind [and] causes one to cross over everything [to liberation]. Having fixed the eyes on a light, [the yogin] should raise the eyebrows a little. This method of the preliminary yoga causes the no-mind state [to arise] spontaneously. [...]”.

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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»] — Sarvamurti in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sarvamūrti (सर्वमूर्ति):—[=sarva-mūrti] [from sarva] mfn. all-formed, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

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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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