Yogin; 2 Definition(s)
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Yogin, (adj. -n.) (fr. yoga, cp. Class. Sk. yogin) 1. (-°) applying oneself (to), working (by means of), using Vism. 70 (hattha° & patta° using the hand or the bowl; but trsln p. 80: “hand-ascetic” & “bowl-ascetic”). ‹-› 2. one who devotes himself to spiritual things, an earnest student, one who shows effort (in contemplation), a philosopher, wise man. The word does not occur in the four Nikāyas. In the older verses it is nearly synonymous with muni. The oldest ref. is Th. 1, 947 (pubbake yogī “Saints of other days” Mrs. Rh. D.). Freq. in Miln, e.g. pp. 2, 356 (yogi-jana); at pp. 366, 393, 404, 417, 418 in old verses. Combd with yogâvacara Miln. 366, 404.—Further passages are Nett 3, 10, 61; Vism. 2, 14, 66, 71 (in verse), 150, 320, 373, 509, 620, 651, 696; DhsA. 195, 327. (Page 559)(Source): Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Yogin (योगिन्).—a. [yuj ghinuṇ, yoga-ini vā]
1) Connected or endowed with.
2) Possessed of magical powers.
3) Endowed or provided with, possessing.
4) Practising Yoga. -m.
1) A contemplative saint, a devotee, an ascetic; आत्मौपम्येन सर्वत्र समं पश्यति योऽर्जुन । सुखं वा यदि वा दुःखं स योगी परमो मतः (ātmaupamyena sarvatra samaṃ paśyati yo'rjuna | sukhaṃ vā yadi vā duḥkhaṃ sa yogī paramo mataḥ) || Bg.6.32; see the sixth adhyāya inter alia; सेवाधर्मः परमगहनो योगिनामप्यगम्यः (sevādharmaḥ paramagahano yogināmapyagamyaḥ) Pt.1.285; बभूव योगी किल कार्तवीर्यः (babhūva yogī kila kārtavīryaḥ) R.6.38.
2) A magician, sorcerer.
3) A follower of the Yoga system of philosophy.
4) Name of Yājñavalkya.
5) Of Arjuna.
6) Of Viṣṇu.
7) Of Śiva.
8) Name of a mixed caste.
-nī 1 A female magician, witch, sorceress, fairy.
2) A female devotee.
3) Name of a class of female attendants on Śiva or Durgā; बलीनदात् योगिनीभ्यो दिक्पालेभ्योऽप्यनेकधा (balīnadāt yoginībhyo dikpālebhyo'pyanekadhā) Śiva B. 6.51; (they are usually said to be eight). -4 Name of Durgā.(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 27 - Escaping death and attainment of Śiva < [Section 5 - Umā-Saṃhitā]
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The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
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