Yogapatta, Yoga-patta, Yogapaṭṭa: 5 definitions


Yogapatta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

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In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Yogapaṭṭa (योगपट्ट) refers to a “cloth worn during meditation”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 2.78.—(“śritavaprāvaliyogapaṭṭayā”). The word [yogapaṭṭa] occurs also in 11.18. It is used in Kādambarī (Pūrvabhāga). Cf. Sūtasaṃhitā (Jñānayogakhaṇḍa 6.9), in connection with the custom of religious mendicants.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Yoga-paṭṭa.—(EI 14), band used by the ascetics to keep their limbs in a position of rigidity. Note: yoga-paṭṭa 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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yogapaṭṭa (योगपट्ट).—a cloth thrown over the back and knees of an ascetic during abstract meditation; क्षणनीरवया यया निशि श्रितवप्रावलियोगपट्टया (kṣaṇanīravayā yayā niśi śritavaprāvaliyogapaṭṭayā) N.2.78; एकान्तावलम्बितयोगपट्टिकाम् गुहाम् (ekāntāvalambitayogapaṭṭikām guhām) K. Pūrvabhāga.

Derivable forms: yogapaṭṭam (योगपट्टम्).

Yogapaṭṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yoga and paṭṭa (पट्ट).

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

Yogapaṭṭa (योगपट्ट).—m.

(-ṭṭaḥ) A cloth drawn round the lower extremities of the ascetic as he spuats to perform religious abstraction. E. yoga a religious exercise, paṭṭa cloth.

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

Yogapaṭṭa (योगपट्ट):—[=yoga-paṭṭa] [from yoga] ([Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi; Padma-purāṇa]) ([Harṣacarita; Padma-purāṇa]) m. the cloth thrown over the back and knees of a devotee during meditation.

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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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