Toshin, Toshi, Toṣī, Tōṣi, Toṣin: 7 definitions


Toshin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Tamil. 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 terms Toṣī and Tōṣi and Toṣin can be transliterated into English as Tosi or Toshi or Tosin or Toshin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Toṣin (तोषिन्) refers to “contentment”, according to the Kularatnapañcakāvatāra verse 1.10cd-15.—Accordingly, “[...] Equality (with respect to the opposites), a condition free of thought constructs, detachment in the midst of the objects of the senses, contentment because free of attachment (toṣinvigataparigrahatoṣī) and non-dual—such is liberation in this life. Knowledge of reality, contentment, realisation of the supreme Self, right action—this is the purification of the sources of transient emotions. [...]”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Toṣin (तोषिन्).—a. (At the end of comp.)

1) Pleased with.

2) Gladdening. satisfying; अथानुरूपाभिनिवेशतोषिणा (athānurūpābhiniveśatoṣiṇā) Kumārasambhava 5.7.

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

Toṣin (तोषिन्).—[-toṣin], i. e. tuṣ + in, latter part of comp. adj., f. iṇī, 1. Content, Mahābhārata 13, 3030. 2. Liking, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 15267. 3. Gladdening, [Rāmāyaṇa] 4, 37, 31.

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

Toṣin (तोषिन्).—[adjective] satisfied with, delighting in (—°); satisfying, pleasing.

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

1) Toṣin (तोषिन्):—[from toṣa] mfn. ifc. satisfied with, liking, [Mahābhārata xiii; Harivaṃśa]

2) [v.s. ...] satisfying, pleasing, [Rāmāyaṇa iv; Kumāra-sambhava v, 7.]

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Toshin 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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