Vinirmukta: 9 definitions


Vinirmukta 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»] — Vinirmukta in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Vinirmukta (विनिर्मुक्त) (Cf. Varjita) means “without” (i.e., free from), according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “[...] Without utterance, incomparable, free of the impurity that is thought and the duality of desire [i.e.,  icchādvandva-vinirmukta], it is the undisturbed (stream up to the Transmental) with six parts (ṣaṭprakāra). This is said to be the differentiated form (sakala) of liberation. The undifferentiated (form—niṣkala) is said to (come) at the end of that. Once known the differentiated and the undifferentiated (forms of liberation), the yogi is freed from the mortal condition (martya). I will now expound the sixfold introduction to the differentiated (sakala aspect). [...]”.

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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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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Vinirmukta in Shaivism glossary
Source: SOAS University of London: Protective Rites in the Netra Tantra

Vinirmukta (विनिर्मुक्त) refers to “being liberated (from all disease)”, according to the Netratantra of Kṣemarāja: a Śaiva text from the 9th century in which Śiva (Bhairava) teaches Pārvatī topics such as metaphysics, cosmology, and soteriology.—Accordingly, [verse 19.88-89ab, while describing the ritual that protect the king and his kingdom]—“Enemies [i.e., harmful spirits] do [the king] no harm [when the Mantrin] gives him a flower or betel-leaf that is consecrated by the mantra. The mantravid should consecrate [the king’s] food with this mantra. Eating [the food while imagining himself situated] in the middle of two moons, he consumes the nectar. The king stays on earth, liberated from all disease (sarvavyādhi-vinirmukta)”.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Yoga (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Vinirmukta in Yoga glossary
Source: ORA: Amanaska (king of all yogas): A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation by Jason Birch

Vinirmukta (विनिर्मुक्त) refers to “being free from (the multitude of mantras)”, according to the Kaulajñānanirṇaya 14.82-84.—Accordingly: [The goddess said]: “[What is] the highest reality which is free from (vinirmukta) the multitude of mantras, Prāṇāyāma and meditation on Cakras, and is an immediate cause of paranormal powers (siddhi), has no interior and [yet] is in the body, and is the destroyer of doubt?”.

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

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

vinirmukta (विनिर्मुक्त).—p S Loosed, liberated, set at large or free.

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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»] — Vinirmukta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vinirmukta (विनिर्मुक्त).—mfn.

(-ktaḥ-ktā-ktaṃ) 1. Liberated, let loose or free. 2. Exempt, free from. E. vi and nir, before muc to loose, kta aff.

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

Vinirmukta (विनिर्मुक्त).—[adjective] hurled, thrown; escaped, freed from or rid of ([ablative], [instrumental], or —°).

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

1) Vinirmukta (विनिर्मुक्त):—[=vi-nirmukta] [from vinir-muc] mfn. liberated, escaped, free or exempt from ([instrumental case] or [compound]), [Mahābhārata; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Suśruta] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] discharged, shot off, hurled, [Rāmāyaṇa]

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

Vinirmukta (विनिर्मुक्त):—[vi-nir-mukta] (ktaḥ-ktā-ktaṃ) a. Liberated.

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

Vinirmukta (विनिर्मुक्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Viṇimmukka.

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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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