Vajasaneyi, Vājasaneyi, Vājasaneyī: 3 definitions
Vajasaneyi 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Vājasaneyī (वाजसनेयी).—(VĀJASANEYAS). A group of Priests. Priest Yājñavalkya was one of the disciples of Yajur Veda-group of Vyāsa. Of the line of disciples, Yājñavalkya had fifteen disciples. They were called Vājasaneyins or Vājasaneyas.
The Yajus—collection received from the god Sun were divided into fifteen groups by Yājñavalkya and given to each of his disciples. From that day onwards, his disciples became famous by the name Vājasaneyas. (Br. U 7-3-7).
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism
The name Vajasaneyi is derived from Vajasaneya, patronymic of sage Yajnavalkya, an authority and according to tradition, founder of the Vajasaneyi branch.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vājasaneyi (वाजसनेयि):—[from vāja] in [compound] for yin.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Vajasaneyi-brahmana, Vajasaneyi-Samhita, Vajasaneyibrahmana, Vajasaneyibrahmanopanishad, Vajasaneyika, Vajasaneyikabrahmana, Vajasaneyin, Vajasaneyipratishakhya, Vajasaneyisamhitopanishad, Vajasaneyishakha.
Full-text (+2954): Ujjiti, Yajnavalkya, Camakasukta, Prapitamaha, Mud, Vajasaneyibrahmanopanishad, Uvata, Vajasaneyisamhitopanishad, Masura, Vajasaneyi-brahmana, Vajasaneyipratishakhya, Hi, Sim, Vajasaneyishakha, Sisa, Ayakshma, Upotthita, Varnasamamnaya, Gavaya, Vainamshina.
Search found 26 books and stories containing Vajasaneyi, Vājasaneyi, Vājasaneyī; (plurals include: Vajasaneyis, Vājasaneyis, Vājasaneyīs). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Brihadaranyaka Upanishad (by Swāmī Mādhavānanda)
Brahma Sutras (Shankara Bhashya) (by Swami Vireshwarananda)
Apastamba Dharma-sutra (by Āpastamba)
Brahma Sutras (Vedanta Sutras) (by George Thibaut)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Chapter V - Division of the Yajur-veda < [Book III]
Chapter VI - Division of the Sama-veda < [Book III]
Baudhayana Dharmasutra (by Georg Bühler)