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“anjali which shows 'the open hand placed side by side and slightly hollowed' (Monier- Williams. A Sanskrit-English Dictionary: Corrected Edition 2002, p. 754).”
|(H3) añjalí [p= 11,1] [L=2298]||»|
( √ añj) , the open hands placed side by side and slightly hollowed (as if by a beggar to receive food ; hence when raised to the forehead , a mark of supplication) , reverence , salutation , benediction
|(H1) añjalí [L=2321]||m.|
udakā*ñjali) VP. &c
|[L=2322]||a libation to the Manes (two hands full of water , |
|[L=2323]||a measure of corn , sufficient to fill both hands when placed side by side , equal to a |
- cited bySangeet natak: Volume 39
A Sanskrit-English dictionary: etymologically and philologically ... - Page 705
|books.google.comSangeet Natak Akademi - 2005 - Snippet view|
I think the word should be anjali; for it is anjali which shows 'the open hand placed side by side and slightly hollowed' (Monier- Williams. A Sanskrit-English Dictionary: Corrected Edition 2002, p. 754). 2. ...
Authority and meaning in Indian religions: Hinduism and the case ... - Page 98
|books.google.comSir Monier Monier-Williams - 2005 - 1333 pages - Preview|
(proli. fr. pra + anjali, and — prdiljali) straight, Susr.; upright, honest, sincere, ApSr., Sch. ; level (as a road), Ksd. — ta, f. straightness, plainness (of meaning), Pancat. Praiijali, mfv?)n. joining and holding out the hollowed ...
Vedic ritual: the non-solemn rites: Volume 4, Part 1 - Page 67
|books.google.comJulia Leslie - 2003 - 241 pages - Preview|
... he sits down on this ritual seat, his hands placed together reverently in the anjali gesture. ... 40) to the awkward (eg 'one whose soul is purified by meditating on the universal soul': Monier- Williams 1899: 755). ...
Vajrayoginī: her visualizations, rituals, & forms : a study of the ... - Page 142
|books.google.comJan Gonda - 1980 - 516 pages - Preview|
1, 24, 13; 15 the guest receives the arghya water and the madhuparka with his anjali, ie in the cavity of his joined ... "joining the hands while repeating the Veda (= brahma)" or "...in token of homage to the Veda" (Monier-Williams). ...
Ram Shankar Bhattacharya begs to differ about this meaning of anjali:An introduction to the Yogasūtra
|books.google.comElizabeth English - 2002 - 563 pages - Preview|
"Jarudhana" also appears as Ydtudhdna (Monier- Williams 1899), a kind of evil spirit or demon responsible for sorcery or ... He makes the anjali, bowing before the lord before him. xxiii The Smaidnavidhi states that Taksaka is red (v . ...
|books.google.comRam Shankar Bhattacharya - 1985 - 201 pages - Snippet view|
Scholars should note that anjali does not primarily mean 'the open hands placed side by side and slightly hollowed (as if by a beggar to receive food)' (Sans. Eng. Die. by Sir Monier- YY'illiams, p. 11), for according to Sahara there is ...
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