Vikalendriya, Vikalēndriya, Vikala-indriya, Vikalemdriya: 9 definitions



Vikalendriya 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.

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Vikalendriya in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Vikalendriya (विकलेन्द्रिय) refers to “disturbed senses”, according to the second recension of the Yogakhaṇḍa of the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, as Ṛṣi Vyāsa said: “I am a Brahmin and a Ṛṣi. I am Vyāsa, a companion of the gods. I am a soul frightened by the fear of transmigratory existence. I am an insensitive fool. I was born in the Middle Country (madhyadeśa). (I am) distressed and (my) senses are disturbed [i.e., vikalendriya]. O goddess, I am Vyāsa. The goddess is Nature (and (I am) under the control of Nature. O Bhairavī, by prostrating fully (before you) (I take) your refuge. Impart all the teaching, the initiation and the transmission of the Command (ājñākrama) to me. [...]”.

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vikalendriya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vikalēndriya (विकलेंद्रिय).—a S That is deficient in, or that has a defective, sense or organ of sense.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vikalendriya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vikalendriya (विकलेन्द्रिय).—a. having impaired or defective organs of sense.

Vikalendriya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vikala and indriya (इन्द्रिय).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vikalendriya (विकलेन्द्रिय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Having any of the organs of sense impaired or defective. E. vikala, and indriya an organ.

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

Vikalendriya (विकलेन्द्रिय).—[adjective] deficient in organs of sense.

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

Vikalendriya (विकलेन्द्रिय):—[=vi-kalendriya] [from vi-kala] mfn. having impaired or defective organs of sense, [Manu-smṛti viii, 66.]

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

Vikalendriya (विकलेन्द्रिय):—[vikale+ndriya] (yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) a. Having defective organs.

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

Vikalendriya (विकलेन्द्रिय) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vigaliṃdiya.

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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

[«previous next»] — Vikalendriya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vikaḷēṃdriya (ವಿಕಳೇಂದ್ರಿಯ):—

1) [noun] any organ of the body that has lost its vitality and become non-functional.

2) [noun] (jain.) a being having one, two, three or four sense organs.

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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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