Viniyoga: 17 definitions


Viniyoga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Viniyog.

In Hinduism

Yoga (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Viniyoga in Yoga glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Yoga

The method of Viniyoga is a combination between Iyengar yoga and Ashtanga yoga.

It is based on the principle of vinyasa krama, and combines the following:

  • asana,
  • pranayama,
  • meditation,
  • text study,
  • counseling,
  • imagery,
  • prayer,
  • chanting,
  • and ritual.

Viniyoga Yoga is a style of Hatha Yoga;

Yoga book cover
context information

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).

Discover the meaning of viniyoga in the context of Yoga from relevant books on Exotic India

Mīmāṃsā (school of philosophy)

Source: Srimatham: Mīmāṃsa: The Study of Hindu Exegesis

Viniyoga (विनियोग) refers to “injunction of application ”. It is one of the four classifications of vidhi (injunciton).—Viniyoga-vidhi is a precept with a certain objective, which creates a desire to act, eg. “One desirous of attaining heaven should perform the agnihotra”. (a fire sacrifice)

Mimamsa book cover
context information

Mimamsa (मीमांसा, mīmāṃsā) refers to one of the six orthodox Hindu schools of philosophy, emphasizing the nature of dharma and the philosophy of language. The literature in this school is also known for its in-depth study of ritual actions and social duties.

Discover the meaning of viniyoga in the context of Mimamsa from relevant books on Exotic India

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Viniyoga (विनियोग).—Employment separately of different persons or things for different purposes; cf. अहेति विनियोगे च (aheti viniyoge ca) P.VIII. 1.61;cf. also अह विनियोगे । विनियेगो नाम द्वयोः पुरुषयोंरेकस्मिन्कर्मणि एकस्य पुरुषस्य संबन्धः अन्यस्मिन्कर्मणि अपरस्य (aha viniyoge | viniyego nāma dvayoḥ puruṣayoṃrekasminkarmaṇi ekasya puruṣasya saṃbandhaḥ anyasminkarmaṇi aparasya) V.Pr.VI.21.

Vyakarana book cover
context information

Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

Discover the meaning of viniyoga in the context of Vyakarana from relevant books on Exotic India

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Viniyoga.—(SITI), an employment; use; expenditure. (EI 24), a tax; cf. Tamil vāśal-viniyogam (SITI), same as vāśal-paṇam; also sabhā-viniyoga (SII 13). Note: viniyoga is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

India history book cover
context information

The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

Discover the meaning of viniyoga in the context of India history from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Viniyoga in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Viniyoga, (vi+niyoga) possession, application, use DhsA. 151; VvA. 157; PvA. 171, 175. (Page 625)

Pali book cover
context information

Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

Discover the meaning of viniyoga in the context of Pali from relevant books on Exotic India

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

viniyōga (विनियोग).—m S Appointment, appropriation, application, disposal (to a duty or employment, purpose or use).

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

viniyōga (विनियोग).—m Appointment, application.

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of viniyoga in the context of Marathi from relevant books on Exotic India

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Viniyoga (विनियोग).—

1) Separation, parting, detachment.

2) Leaving, giving up, abandoning.

3) Employment, use, application, disposal; बभूव विनियोगज्ञः साधनीयेषु वस्तुषु (babhūva viniyogajñaḥ sādhanīyeṣu vastuṣu) R.17.67; प्राणायामे विनियोगः (prāṇāyāme viniyogaḥ) &c.; अनेनेदं तु कर्तव्यं विनियोगः प्रकीर्तितः (anenedaṃ tu kartavyaṃ viniyogaḥ prakīrtitaḥ) |; आर्ष छन्दश्च दैवत्यं विनियोगस्तथैव च (ārṣa chandaśca daivatyaṃ viniyogastathaiva ca) Yogiyājñavalkya.

4) Appointment to a duty, commission, charge; विनि- योगप्रसादा हि किङ्कराः प्रभविष्णुषु (vini- yogaprasādā hi kiṅkarāḥ prabhaviṣṇuṣu) Kumārasambhava 6.62.

5) An obstacle, impediment.

6) Relation, corelation.

Derivable forms: viniyogaḥ (विनियोगः).

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

Viniyoga (विनियोग).—m.

(-gaḥ) 1. Giving or parting with anything for a considera- tion, or in expectation of some advantage. 2. Abandoning, leaving. 3. Separation or detachment from. 4. Impediment. 5. Appointment to any office, &c. 6. Application to or employment in. E. vi and ni, before yuj to join, aff. ghañ .

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

Viniyoga (विनियोग).—i. e. vi-ni-yuj + a, m. 1. Separation. 2. Abandoning, [Hitopadeśa] 99, 13. 3. Parting with anything in expectation of some advantage. 4. Appointment to any office. 5. Application to, or employment in, [Hitopadeśa] 98, 15.

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

Viniyoga (विनियोग).—[masculine] distribution; commission, charge; use, employment; relation, correlation.

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

1) Viniyoga (विनियोग):—[=vi-niyoga] [from vini-yuj] m. apportionment, distribution, division, [Nirukta, by Yāska]

2) [v.s. ...] appointment to ([locative case]), commission, charge, duty, task, occupation, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] employment, use, application ([especially] of a verse in ritual), [Taittirīya-āraṇyaka; Harivaṃśa] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] relation, correlation, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā-prātiśākhya; Pāṇini 8-1, 61 etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] = adhikāra, ‘governing rule’ [Kāśikā-vṛtti on Pāṇini 1-3, 11]

6) [v.s. ...] separation, abandonment, [Horace H. Wilson]

7) [v.s. ...] impediment, [ib.]

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

Viniyoga (विनियोग):—[vi-ni-yoga] (gaḥ) 1. m. Appropriation; parting with; separation; embargo; impediment; expenditure; employment.

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

Viniyoga (विनियोग) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Viṇioga.

[Sanskrit to German]

Viniyoga in German

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of viniyoga in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Viniyoga in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Viniyoga (विनियोग) [Also spelled viniyog]:—(nm) appropriation; ~[jana] (the act or process of) appropriation; ~[jita] appropriated; ~[ga/jana karanā] to appropriate.

context information


Discover the meaning of viniyoga in the context of Hindi from relevant books on Exotic India

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Viniyōga (ವಿನಿಯೋಗ):—

1) [noun] the fact of being used, put to use; utilisation.

2) [noun] the act of distributing (something) among several people.

3) [noun] the occupation or condition of a servant; service.

4) [noun] the act of separating; separation.

5) [noun] the act of abandoning, relinquishing; abandonment.

6) [noun] the act of commencing, engaging or being engaged.

context information

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

Discover the meaning of viniyoga in the context of Kannada from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Help me keep this site Ad-Free

For over a decade, this site has never bothered you with ads. I want to keep it that way. But I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased truth, wisdom and knowledge.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: