Shithilikrita, Śithilīkṛta: 5 definitions


Shithilikrita 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 Śithilīkṛta can be transliterated into English as Sithilikrta or Shithilikrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Yoga (school of philosophy)

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

Śithilīkṛta (शिथिलीकृत) refers to “making (the body) relaxed”, according to the the Amanaska Yoga treatise dealing with meditation, absorption, yogic powers and liberation.—Accordingly, as Īśvara says to Vāmadeva: “[...] [The yogin] whose whole body is held relaxed (śithilīkṛta), [even] up to the tip of his toenails and the tuft of hair on the crown of his head, is free from all thoughts and movement, both externally and internally. [...]”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shithilikrita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śithilīkṛta (शिथिलीकृत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Unbound, unfastened, slackened. 2. Reduced, impaired, weakened. 3. Let loose. E. śithila, kṛta made, cvi aug.

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

Śithilīkṛta (शिथिलीकृत):—[=śithilī-kṛta] [from śithilī > śithira] mfn. made loose, loosened, relaxed etc., [ib.]

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

Śithilīkṛta (शिथिलीकृत):—[śithilī-kṛta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Weakened.

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

Śithilīkṛta (शिथिलीकृत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Siḍhilīkaya.

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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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