Yogakshema, aka: Yōgakṣēma, Yogakṣema, Yoga-kshema; 3 Definition(s)


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

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Marathi-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 Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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

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

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): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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