Definition of Matsyendra
1. Noun. (Hinduism) a religious posture.
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Literary usage of Matsyendra
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."