Yogapurusha, Yogapuruṣa, Yoga-purusha: 2 definitions



Yogapurusha 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.

The Sanskrit term Yogapuruṣa can be transliterated into English as Yogapurusa or Yogapurusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Yogapurusha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yogapuruṣa (योगपुरुष).—a spy; यथा च योगपुरुषैरन्यान् राजाधितिष्ठति (yathā ca yogapuruṣairanyān rājādhitiṣṭhati) Kau. A.1.21.

Derivable forms: yogapuruṣaḥ (योगपुरुषः).

Yogapuruṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yoga and puruṣa (पुरुष).

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Yogapurusha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Yōgapuruṣa (ಯೋಗಪುರುಷ):—

1) [noun] a man well versed in yoga and yoga system of philosophy.

2) [noun] a fortunate, lucky man.

3) [noun] a man who keeps close and secret watch on the actions and words of another or others; a spy.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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