Yogayajnavalkya, Yogayājñavalkya: 5 definitions


Yogayajnavalkya 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.

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Yoga (school of philosophy)

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Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (yoga)

Yogayājñavalkya (योगयाज्ञवल्क्य) is the name of a text dealing with Yoga.—The Yogacintāmaṇi cites various sources (dealing with āsana, diet and prāṇāyāma), e.g, the Haṭhapradīpikā and the Dattātreyayogaśāstra, the Yogayājñavalkya, the Dharmaputrikā, the Pavanayogasaṅgraha, the Āgneyapurāṇa and the Mataṅgapārameśvaratantra. Therefore, on the topic of āsana, Godāvaramiśra created a seamless synthesis of haṭhayogic teachings with those of Tantric and Brahmanical sources.

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Yoga is originally considered a branch of Hindu philosophy (astika), but both ancient and modern Yoga combine the physical, mental and spiritual. Yoga teaches various physical techniques also known as āsanas (postures), used for various purposes (eg., meditation, contemplation, relaxation).

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[«previous next»] — Yogayajnavalkya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Yogayājñavalkya (योगयाज्ञवल्क्य) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Oppert. 8194. Ii, 4864. 5250. 6392. Rice. 190. See Yājñavalkyagītā. Quoted by Halāyudha in Brāhmaṇasarvasva, by Hemādri, in Madanapārijāta, by Rudradhara in Śrāddhaviveka, by Raghunandana, Kamalākara, in Saṃskārakaustubha, Smṛtyarthasāgara, Ācāramayūkha, etc. Bṛhadyogiyājñavalkya ‘the Gāyatrī proved to be a form of Viṣṇu, in 12 chapters’. Oudh. 1877, 64.

Yogayājñavalkya has the following synonyms: Yogiyājñavalkya.

2) Yogayājñavalkya (योगयाज्ञवल्क्य):—British Museum 3568. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 73. Io. 818.

Yogayājñavalkya has the following synonyms: Yogiyājñavalkya.

3) Yogayājñavalkya (योगयाज्ञवल्क्य):—yoga. Adyar Libr. 21.

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

Yogayājñavalkya (योगयाज्ञवल्क्य):—[=yoga-yājñavalkya] [from yoga] n. Name of [work]

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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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