dharana
   See Yoga Sutra.

Encyclopedia of Hinduism. . 2007.

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  • Dhāraṇā — (from Sanskrit धारणा dhāraṇā) is translated as collection or concentration of the mind (joined with the retention of breath) , or the act of holding, bearing, wearing, supporting, maintaining, retaining, keeping back (in remembrance), a good… …   Wikipedia

  • Dharana — Dhāraṇā (धारण en sanskrit devanāgarī)[1] est un terme sanskrit qui correspond dans les Yoga Sūtra de Patañjali au sixième membre (aṅga) du Yoga. Ce terme sanskrit signifie « qui tient, qui porte; qui garde, qui protège ». Dans le yoga,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dharana — (Sanskrit, धारणा, dhāraṇā, von dhri, unterstützen, tragen, halten) bedeutet Konzentration und ist im indischen Raja Yoga die 6. Stufe von Patanjalis achtgliedrigem Pfad. Der Übende richtet dabei seine Aufmerksamkeit auf einen Punkt im Körper, ein …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dharana — dharàna ž DEFINICIJA fil. u sustavu joga indijske filozofije šesti od osam stadija koji vode vjernika k unutarnjem spokojstvu, stanju savršene koncentracije ETIMOLOGIJA skr. dhārana …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • dhāraṇa — धारण …   Indonesian dictionary

  • dhāraṇā — धारणा …   Indonesian dictionary

  • dháraṇa — धरण …   Indonesian dictionary

  • dharana — dha·ra·na …   English syllables

  • dhāraṇā — steadying the mind; one of the practices of aṣṭāṅga yoga …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • dharana — ˈdärənə noun ( s) Etymology: Sanskrit dhāraņa, literally, act of holding, from dharayati Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism : fixed attention; especially : a state of mental concentration on an object without wavering …   Useful english dictionary

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