Yogakshema, Yōgakṣēma, Yogakṣema, Yoga-kshema: 9 definitions


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The Sanskrit terms Yōgakṣēma and Yogakṣema can be transliterated into English as Yogaksema or Yogakshema, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Yoga-kṣema.—(IA 7; LP), death; cf. jāta-yoga-kṣema, dead. Note: yoga-kṣema is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

yōgakṣēma (योगक्षेम).—m n (S Bestowing the things wanted, and preserving in security the things possessed.) Maintenance and protection: also subsistence or a living in general.

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

yōgakṣēma (योगक्षेम).—m n Maintenance and protection; living in general.

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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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yogakṣema (योगक्षेम).—

1) security of possession, keeping safe of property.

2) the charge for securing property from accidents, insurance; Ms.7.127.

3) welfare, well-being, security, prosperity; तेषां नित्याभियुक्तानां योगक्षेमं वहाम्यहम् (teṣāṃ nityābhiyuktānāṃ yogakṣemaṃ vahāmyaham) Bg. 9.22; मुग्धाया मे जनन्या योगक्षेमं वहस्व (mugdhāyā me jananyā yogakṣemaṃ vahasva) M.4.

4) property, profit, gain.

5) property designed for pious uses; cf. Ms.9.219.

Derivable forms: yogakṣemaḥ (योगक्षेमः).

Yogakṣema is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yoga and kṣema (क्षेम).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Yogakṣema (योगक्षेम).—(m. ? so Pali yogakkhema; not in this sense in Sanskrit), spiritual success, = enlightenment, peace, or salvation, virtually same as nirvāṇa and may be bracketed with it: anuttare °me nirvāṇe pratiṣṭhāpita (various forms) Divyāvadāna 98.2; 123.10; 498.13; anuttaraṃ °maṃ nirvāṇam anuprāpnuvato 303.2; saṃpräpnoti amṛtaṃ śāntaṃ °mam anuttaraṃ Mahāvastu iii.441.4 (verse); °masya prāptaye Lalitavistara 261.5, [Page448-b+ 71] said of the Bodhisattva's striving for attainment of spiritual success (enlightenment, peace). Cf. next.

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

Yogakṣema (योगक्षेम).—m.

(-maḥ) 1. Charge of property, keeping of cattle, &c. for another. 2. Insurance or charge for secure conveyance of goods, and the profit on their sale. 3. Profit, gain, keeping the old and making fresh gains. 4. Such articles as are not divisible amongst coheirs. 5. Welfare, well-being. 6. National prosperity, the good government of a state, or the means of maintaining it; as the Raja, minister, priest, &c. forming the administration. E. yoga profit, kṣema safety or preservation; or yoga association, kṣema patience.

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

Yogakṣema (योगक्षेम).—n. 1. Security, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 230. 2. Expenses for securing goods (properly, for securing a business), [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 127. 3. What serves for giving security of business (family priests and spiritual counsellors), [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 219.

— Cf. [Gothic.] haims; A. S. ham.

Yogakṣema is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yoga and kṣema (क्षेम).

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

1) Yogakṣema (योगक्षेम):—[=yoga-kṣema] [from yoga] m. sg. and [plural] (in later language also m. [dual number] and n. sg.) the security or secure possession of what has been acquired, the keeping safe of property, welfare, prosperity, substance, livelihood, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc. (generally explained as a Dvaṃdva meaning ‘acquisition and preservation of property’ cf. kṣema-yoga; maṃ-√vah with [dative case] = to procure any one a livelihood, support, maintain, [Śakuntalā])

2) [v.s. ...] the charge for securing property (from accidents), insurance, [Manu-smṛti vii, 127]

3) [v.s. ...] property destined for pious uses and sacrifices, [Gautama-dharma-śāstra xxviii, 46; Manu-smṛti ix, 219] (others ‘the means of securing protection, id est. councillors, family priests and the like’)

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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. 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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