Trikona, Tri-kona, Trikoṇa: 8 definitions
Trikona means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
Yoga (school of philosophy)Source: Wisdom Library: Yoga
Trikoṇa (त्रिकोण) is a Sanskrit word referring to a “triangle”. It is used in Yoga.
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).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Trikoṇa (त्रिकोण).—One of the ten Pīṭhas for images, in the shape of a trident.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 262. 7, 12, 18.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
trikōṇa (त्रिकोण).—n (S) A trigon or triangle. 2 A triangular thing gen.
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trikōṇa (त्रिकोण).—a (S) Triangular.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
trikōṇa (त्रिकोण).—n A triangle. A triangular thing gen. a Triangular.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Trikoṇa (त्रिकोण).—a. triangular, forming a triangle. (-ṇaḥ) 1 a triangle.
2) the vulva.
Trikoṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and koṇa (कोण).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇaṃ) 1. The vulva. 2. A triangle. 3. Any triangular object. E. tri three, and koṇa a corner.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Trikoṇa (त्रिकोण).—[adjective] triangular; [neuter] triangle.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Trikoṇa (त्रिकोण):—[=tri-koṇa] [from tri] mf(ā)n. ([from] τρί-γωνον) triangular, [Mahābhārata xiv; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Phetkāriṇī-tantra]
2) [v.s. ...] forming a triangle, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]
3) [v.s. ...] n. a triangle, [Rāmatāpanīya-upaniṣad i, 29]
4) [v.s. ...] = ṇa-bhavana, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhajjātaka; Laghujātaka, by Varāha-mihira]
5) Trikoṇā (त्रिकोणा):—[=tri-koṇā] [from tri-koṇa > tri] f. Trapa bispinosa, [Nighaṇṭuprakāśa]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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