Yogesha, aka: Yogeśa, Yoga-isha; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Yogeśa can be transliterated into English as Yogesa or Yogesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Yogeśa (योगेश):—Third of the nine male deities, presiding over the Dūtīcakra, according to the Kubjikāmata-tantra. They originated from Ananta (presiding deity of the Dūtīcakra), who multiplies himself nine times. These nine deities divide themself each nine times, resulting in the eighty-one Dūtīs.

Source: Wisdom Library: Kubjikāmata-tantra
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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yogeśa (योगेश).—

1) an adept in or a master of Yoga.

2) one who has obtained superhuman faculties.

3) a magician.

4) a deity.

5) an epithet of Śiva.

6) a Vetāla.

7) an epithet of Yājñavalkya.

Derivable forms: yogeśaḥ (योगेशः).

Yogeśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yoga and īśa (ईश). See also (synonyms): yogendra, yogeśvara.

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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