Yogaja, Yoga-ja: 6 definitions



Yogaja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva

Yogaja (योगज) or Yogajāgama refers to one of the twenty-eight Siddhāntāgama: a classification of the Śaiva division of Śaivāgamas. The Śaivāgamas represent the wisdom that has come down from lord Śiva, received by Pārvatī and accepted by Viṣṇu. The Śaivāgamas are divided into four groups viz. Śaiva, Pāśupata, Soma and Lākula. Śaiva is further divided in to Dakṣiṇa, Vāma and Siddhānta (e.g., yogaja).

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yogaja (योगज).—agallochum.

Derivable forms: yogajam (योगजम्).

Yogaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yoga and ja (ज).

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

Yogaja (योगज).—[yoga-ja], adj. Produced by religious and abstract meditation, Bhāṣāp. 62.

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

1) Yogaja (योगज):—[=yoga-ja] [from yoga] mfn. produced by or arising from Yoga or meditation, [Bhāṣāpariccheda]

2) [v.s. ...] n. Agallochum, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Yogaja (योगज):—

1) adj. durch Meditation —, durch Yoga hervorgerufen [Bhāṣāpariccheda 62.] —

2) n. Agallochum [Bhāvaprakāśa im Śabdakalpadruma]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Yogaja (योगज):——

1) Adj. durch Meditation , — durch Yoga hervorgerufen.

2) *n. Agallochum.

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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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