Vajroli, Vajrolī: 5 definitions


Vajroli 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.

In Hinduism

Yoga (school of philosophy)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Yoga

From the Haṭha Yogha Pradīpikā (chapter III): “Even if one who lives a wayward life, without observing any rules of Yoga, but performs Vajrolī, deserves success and is a Yogī.” (śl. 83) and “By practising to draw in the bindu, discharged during cohabitation, whether one be a man or a woman, one obtains success in the practice of Vajrolī.” (śl. 85)

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vajrolī (वज्रोली).—A particular position of fingers.

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

Vajrolī (वज्रोली):—f. a [particular] position of the fingers, [Catalogue(s)]

[Sanskrit to German]

Vajroli 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vajrōḷi (ವಜ್ರೋಳಿ):—[noun] (yoga) a particular accomplishment that is believed to make the body as hard as diamond.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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