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Devanagari
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yoganidrāf. "meditation-sleep", a state of half meditation half sleep (which admits of the full exercise of the mental powers;it is peculiar to devotees), light sleep, (especially) the sleep of viṣṇu- at the end of a yuga-, viṣṇu-'s Sleep personified as a goddess and said to be a form of durgā- etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
yoganidrāf. (according to to others) the great sleep of brahmā- during the period between the annihilation and reproduction of the universe View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
yoganidrālum. Name of viṣṇu- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
sukhayoganidrāf. placid and quiet sleep View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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yoganidrā noun (feminine) (esp.) the sleep of Viṣṇu at the end of a Yuga (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a state of half meditation half sleep (which admits of the full exercise of the mental powers) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
light sleep (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the great sleep of Brahmā during the period between the annihilation and reproduction of the universe (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Viṣṇu's Sleep personified as a goddess and said to be a form of Durgā (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
[rel.] name of Devī
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