Definition of Matsyendra

1. Noun. (Hinduism) a religious posture.

Generic synonyms: Asana
Category relationships: Hindooism, Hinduism



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Matsyendra

matross
matrosses
matryoshka
matryoshkas
matryoshki
mats
matsah
matsahs
matsoni
matsoon
matsoun
matsuri
matsuris
matsutake
matsutakes
matsyendra (current term)
matt
matt-up
matta
mattacin
mattagamite
mattages
mattamore
matte
matte up
matted
mattedly
matter
matter-of-course
matter-of-fact

Literary usage of Matsyendra

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1. Essays and Lectures on the Religions of the Hindus by Horace Hayman Wilson, Reinhold Rost (1861)
"matsyendra NATH appears to have been the individual who introduced the Yoga Saivism into Nepal: one of the works of the sect, the Ha'tha Pra- dipa, ..."

2. Studies in Honor of Maurice Bloomfield by Maurice Bloomfield (1920)
"Then the second ogre assumed by his magic power the form of the Yogi, the lord matsyendra (known in catalogues as a teacher of Yoga). ..."

3. Sketch of the Religious Sects of the Hindus by Horace Hayman Wilson (1846)
"According to his followers, he was an incarnation of SIVA ; but in the controversial tract above named, he calls himself the son of matsyendra NA'TH, ..."

4. Le Népal: étude historique d'un royaume hindou by Sylvain Lévi (1905)
"Dès lors les présages inquiétants se multiplient; la procession du char de matsyendra ... en 1656, la foudre tomba sur le temple de matsyendra ..."

5. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1908)
"The latter word is apparently identical with the Sanskrit matsyendra, "the lord of the fish." As traditions of men being swallowed by a fish seem not to be ..."

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