Mahayoni, Mahāyoni, Maha-yoni: 4 definitions
Mahayoni means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Mahāyoni (महायोनि):—[(ma + yo)] f. eine übermässige Erweiterung der weiblichen Geschlechtstheile [Śārṅgadhara SAṂH. 1, 17, 102.] ati [Suśruta 2, 397, 14.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Mahāyoni (महायोनि):—f. eine übermässige Erweiterung der weiblichen Geschlechtstheile.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Search found 4 books and stories containing Mahayoni, Mahāyoni, Maha-yoni, Mahā-yoni; (plurals include: Mahayonis, Mahāyonis, yonis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Charaka Samhita (English translation) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
Chapter 19 - The Eight Abdominal affections (udara-roga) < [Sutrasthana (Sutra Sthana) — General Principles]
Chapter 30 - The therapeutics of Gynecic Disorders (yoni-vyapad-cikitsa) < [Cikitsasthana (Cikitsa Sthana) — Section on Therapeutics]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CLXXIII - The Nidanam of diseases of the female reproductive organs < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter XXXVIII - Treatment of the diseases of the female organ of generation < [Canto II - Kaumarabhritya-tantra (pediatrics, gynecology and pregnancy)]
Shakti and Shakta (by John Woodroffe)