Yogacintamani, Yogacintāmaṇī, Yoga-cintamani: 5 definitions



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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Yogacintāmaṇī (योगचिन्तामणी) is the name of a Sanskrit book dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—It is a noticeable fact that Āyurveda and its tradition, stood as the champions for the development of critical notions of dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India. [...] Ravindra Kumar Panda states that Suṣeṇa has written a work on food science known as Vyañjanavarga. According to him, other works on food science are [for example]: Yogacintāmaṇī.

Source: Ancient Science of Life: Vaidyavallabha: An Authoritative Work on Ayurveda Therapeutics

Yogacintāmaṇi (योगचिन्तामणि) is the name of a text written by Harṣakīrti: a resident of Tapāgaccha, which was the place where teacher of Hastiruci i.e., Mahopādhyāya sage Hitaruci was residing. One verse of the text Yoga Cintāmaṇi of 17th century is similar with one verse of Vaidyavallabha.

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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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[«previous next»] — Yogacintamani in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Yogacintāmaṇi (योगचिन्तामणि) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—yoga. Kāṭm. 5. Rādh. 17. NW. 418. Np. V, 198. Oppert. 6982.
—by Gorakṣa Miśra. Bhr. 220. Kāśīn. 30.
—by Bālaśāstrin Gorde. Np. Vi, 66.
—by Śivānanda Sarasvatī. Hall. p. 12. L. 2538. Khn. 58 (Ś. Haridīkṣita). B. 4, 2. Ben. 67. Bik. 568. Quoted by Sundaradeva W. p. 196.
—[commentary] by Bhavanīsahāya (on one or none of these). NW. 436.

2) Yogacintāmaṇi (योगचिन्तामणि):—med. Rādh. 32. 44. Burnell. 73^b. Proceed. Asb. 1870, 314.
—by Gaṇeśa. K. 214.
—attributed to Dhanvantari. Bhr. 371.
—Vaidyakasārasaṃgraha by Harshakīrti Sūri. K. 214. B. 4, 232. Bik. 666. Oudh. Iii, 20. Xi, 34. Np. V, 30. Peters. 3, 399.

3) Yogacintāmaṇi (योगचिन्तामणि):—yoga, by Śivānanda Sarasvatī. [Bhau Dāji Memorial] 66. 114. Cu. add. 1716 ([fragmentary]).
—[commentary] by Durgādāsa Vācaspati. Stein 132.

4) Yogacintāmaṇi (योगचिन्तामणि):—med. by Harshakīrti Sūri. Stein 186.

5) Yogacintāmaṇi (योगचिन्तामणि):—med. by Harshakīrti. Ulwar 1652.

Yogacintāmaṇi has the following synonyms: Vaidyakasārasaṃgraha.

6) Yogacintāmaṇi (योगचिन्तामणि):—yoga in 4 Paricheda, by Śivānanda Sarasvatī. Cs 3, 23. Tb. 74.

7) Yogacintāmaṇi (योगचिन्तामणि):—med. ascribed to Dhanvantari. L.. 1207.
—by Haripāla. As p. 155.
—Vaidyakasārasaṃgraha in 7 Adhikāra by Harshakīrti. Bd. 1402 (inc.). L.. 1208. 1209 (1-3). Tb. 165.
—from the Uttarakāṇḍa by Harshakīrti. L.. 1186, 5 (1-4, 82).

8) Yogacintāmaṇi (योगचिन्तामणि):—[tantric] by Pūrṇānanda. C. by Nandarāma Tarkavāgīśa. Hpr. 1, 381. C. Ṣaṭcakramadīpikā by Rāmabhadra Sārva-bhauma. Hpr. 1, 383. Cc. [anonymous] Hpr. 1, 384. C. by Rāmavallabha. Hpr. 1, 385. C. by Śaṅkara. Hpr. 1, 382.

Yogacintāmaṇi has the following synonyms: Ṣaṭcakrakrama.

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

Yogacintāmaṇi (योगचिन्तामणि):—[=yoga-cintāmaṇi] [from yoga] m.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Yogacintāmaṇi (योगचिन्तामणि):—m. desgl. [HALL 12. 17.] [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 648.]

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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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