Vishlishta, Viśliṣṭa: 11 definitions

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The Sanskrit term Viśliṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Vislista or Vishlishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: archive.org: Sushruta samhita, Volume II

A little swelling accompanied by a constant pain and disordered function of the dislocated joint, marks the case of simple-looseness (Viślishtam) of the articulation

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Yoga (school of philosophy)

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Source: ORA: Amanaska (king of all yogas): A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation by Jason Birch

Viśliṣṭa (विश्लिष्ट) or “disintegrated” refers to one of the Four States of Mind (Manovasthā), according to the Amanaska Yoga treatise dealing with meditation, absorption, yogic powers and liberation.—Accordingly, as Īśvara says to Vāmadeva: “[...] [These] four states of mind should be known by the wise: disintegrated (viśliṣṭa), coming and going, integrated and absorbed. The disintegrated [mind] is said to be Tamasic, the coming and going [mind], Rajasic, the integrated [mind], Sattvic and the absorbed [mind] is beyond [these] qualities. [...] [The term] ‘disintegrated’ (viśliṣṭa) refers to that mind which, prior to [the beginning] of practice, is moving (i.e., unstable). [...]”.

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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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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: ORA: Amanaska (king of all yogas): (Jainism)

Viśliṣṭa (विश्लिष्ट) refers to “(being) separated”, according to verse 12.42 of Hemacandra’s Yogaśāstra.—Accordingly, “At the time of the arising of the no-mind state, the Yogin experiences the body, which is as though it does not exist, as though [it were] separated (viśliṣṭa), burned, flying up and dissolved”.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Viśliṣṭa (विश्लिष्ट).—p. p.

1) Disjoined, separated, disunited; गरुडापातविश्लिष्टमेघनादास्त्रबन्धनः (garuḍāpātaviśliṣṭameghanādāstrabandhanaḥ) R.12.76.

2) Loosened.

3) Dislocated (as limbs).

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

Viśliṣṭa (विश्लिष्ट).—mfn.

(-ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) Separated, disunited. E. vi, śliṣ to unite, kta aff.

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

Viśliṣṭa (विश्लिष्ट).—[adjective] loosened, disjoined, separated.

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

1) Viśliṣṭa (विश्लिष्ट):—[=vi-śliṣṭa] [from vi-śliṣ] mfn. loosened, [Raghuvaṃśa]

2) [v.s. ...] disunited, disjoined, separated, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

3) [v.s. ...] severed from one’s party, [Kāmandakīya-nītisāra]

4) [v.s. ...] dislocated (as limbs), [Suśruta]

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

Viśliṣṭa (विश्लिष्ट):—[vi-śliṣṭa] (ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) a. Disunited.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Viśliṣṭa (विश्लिष्ट):—(a) analysed.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Viśliṣṭa (ವಿಶ್ಲಿಷ್ಟ):—[noun] (dance.) a walking forward with the legs separated and keeping the feet in the same direction, walking backward.

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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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