Yunjana, Yuñjana, Yuñjāna: 5 definitions


Yunjana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

In Hinduism

Vedanta (school of philosophy)

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Source: Vedanta Parijata Saurabha Of Nimbarka

Yuñjāna (युञ्जान) is a Brahmin, one who by religious exercise called Yoga endeavours to obtain union with the Lord.

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Vedanta (वेदान्त, vedānta) refers to a school of orthodox Hindu philosophy (astika), drawing its subject-matter from the Upanishads. There are a number of sub-schools of Vedanta, however all of them expound on the basic teaching of the ultimate reality (brahman) and liberation (moksha) of the individual soul (atman).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

yuñjana : (nt.) engaging in; joining with.

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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yuñjāna (युञ्जान).—a.

1) Joining, uniting.

2) Proper, fit.

3) Prosperous, successful.

-naḥ 1 A driver, charioteer.

2) A Brāhmaṇa who is engaged in the practice of Yoga to obtain union with the Supreme Spirit.

3) A Brāhmaṇa.

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

Yuñjāna (युञ्जान).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) Uniting, combining, joing with. m.

(-naḥ) 1. A charioteer. 2. A Brahmana engaged in the religious exercise called Yoga. E. yuj to join, &c., aff. śānac and num inserted.

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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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